Thlaspi arvense

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Thlaspi arvense

North American annual weed of cultivation in the plant family Brassicaceae. It contains allyl isothiocyanate and causes hemolysis and gastric distress. Called also mithridate mustard, field penny-cress, fanweed, stinkweed.
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The average cloud and pour points for field pennycress biodiesel were 14 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 10 degrees Celsius) and minus 0.
Isbell collected wild field pennycress near Peoria and identified it as a potentially useful new crop.
The average cloud and pour points for field pennycress biodiesel were -10[degrees]C and -18[degrees]C--well below the cloud and pour points of soybean oil-based biodiesel.
The cetane number of field pennycress methyl esters was 59.
Like white mustard, field pennycress also has potential as a biodiesel crop.