RESEARCHES CONCERNING THE SOWING TECHNOLOGY AT LALLEMANTIA IBERICA F. ET M. PUBLISHEDBeniamin Daniel URSU, I. BORCEAN
Lalemantia iberica is a valuable specie whose seeds contain 26 - 40% oil with high iodine index 162,2 – 202,9 and very dry, in this regard surpassing the linseed oil. The specie has been introduced in Europe from Iran. From the statistical data (V.S. Venţlavovice, cited by C. Copcaru, 1965) has been cultivated in Ukraine since 1884. Lalemanţia is part of the Labiatae Family, 4 species being know, 2 of them being cultivated: L. Iberica F. et M., şi L. Peltata F. et M. Lallemantia iberica is not very sensitive to heat. The vegetation period is of 70 – 80 days, and the temperature source up to maturity is of 1700˚C.