The genome of jojoba: The only plant to store wax in its seeds

Interest on Jojoba crop was, and still is, jojoba oil, which is not a glyceride fat, but a liquid wax with unique chemical configuration and features. ‘Therefore, it raises the need to generate an overview on the oil deposit in relation to structural arrangement of seed,’ says Dr. Ljudmilla Borisjuk, head of the research group Assimilate Allocation and NMR (AAN) at IPK.