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Lapinskas P. (2003)
Producing for the medicinal and health food industries
J. Royal Agric. Soc. England 164 (ISSN: 0080-4134)
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Lapinskas P. (2002)
Medicinal and health food crops: a diversification opportunity?
Lecture given to Royal Agricultural Society of England meeting, Wadebridge, Cornwall, 23 January 2002
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Lapinskas P. (2001)
Diabetic Neuropathy
Lecture given to MSc course, Nutritional Medicine, University of Surrey, 8 November 2001
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Lapinskas P. (2001)
Producing for the medicinal and healthfood industries.
Lecture given to National Herb Centre, 23 October 2001
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Deng Y. C., Hua H. M., Li J. and Lapinskas P. (2001).
Studies on the use and cultivation of evening primrose in China.
Economic Botany 55(1) pp 83 - 92
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Lapinskas P. (2000)
Omega-6 fatty acids - What, why, where and how?
Presented at: A fitter future for fats?, 6 June 2000, Leatherhead Food Research Association, Leatherhead, England.
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Lapinskas P. (1999)
The development of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) as a pharmaceutical product.
Presented at: Speciality Chemicals for the 21st Century, 16-17 September 1999, Valbonne, France.
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Horrobin D. F. and Lapinskas P. (1998).
The commercial development of food plants used as medicines.
In: Prendergast H. D. V., Etkin N. L., Harris D. R. and Houghton P. J. (eds.) Plants for Food and Medicine, pp 75 - 81. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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Lapinskas, P (1998)
Competitive production systems - cost/benefit/scale effects
Presented at: 667th Meeting of the Biochemical Society, Leicester. 21-23 September 1998.
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Zahoor A. and Lapinskas P. (1998)
Evening primrose - A plant of nutritional and pharmacological importance
Presented at: Novel Crops Symposium, Islamabad, November 1998
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Lapinskas P. (1997)
Evening primrose - a case history in new crop development.
Presented at: The Ethnobotanical Richness of the Mississippi River Basin, St Louis, 4-8 June 1997

Lapinskas P. (1997).
Production and marketing of GLA-containing oils.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on New Approaches to Functional Cereals and Oils, p 636. Chinese Cereals and Oils Association, Beijing.
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Sayanova O., Smith M., Lapinskas P., Stobart K., Dobson G., Christie W. W., Shewry P. R. and Napier J. A. (1997).
Expression of a borage desaturase cDNA containing an N-terminal cytochrome b 5 domain results in the accumulation of high levels of Δ 6 -desaturated fatty acids in transgenic tobacco.
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 94(8) pp 4211 - 4216.
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Shewry P. R., Napier J. A., Sayanova O., Smith M., Cooke D. T., Stoker G., Hill J., Stobart A. K. and Lapinskas P. (1997).
The use of biotechnology to develop new crops and products.
In: Smartt J. and Haq N. (eds.) Domestication, Production and Utilisation of New Crops, pp 76 - 87. International Centre for Under-Utilised Crops, Southampton.
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Lapinskas P. (1996)
The use of set-aside land in Europe for the production of medicinal crops
Presented at: Plants for Food and Medicine, Imperial College, London, 3 July 1996

Lapinskas P. (1994)
The domestication of the evening primrose
Presented at: 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Botany, Mexico City 22-24 June 1994

Lapinskas P. (1994)
The development of new health food crops.
Presented at: Society for Economic Botany (UK Chapter) meeting, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 17 April 1994
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Horrobin D. F. and Lapinskas P. (1993).
Opportunities and markets in the pharmaceutical and health food industry.
In: Anthony K. R. M., Meadley J. and Röbbelen G. (eds.) New crops for temperate regions, pp 80 - 90. Chapman and Hall, London.
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Lapinskas P. (1993)
Medicinal plants and the pharmaceutical industry
Presented at: Medicinal Plants and Their Conservation, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 16 October 1993.

Lapinskas P. (1993).
Oil crops for the pharmaceutical industry.
In: Shewry P. and Stobart K. (eds.) Seed storage compounds: biosynthesis, interactions and manipulation, pp 332 - 342. Oxford University Press.
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Lapinskas P. (1992)
Factors affecting the commercial success of a novel crop.
Presented at: 1st World Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for Human Welfare (WOCMAP), Maastricht, 19-24 July 1992
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Lapinskas P. (1989).
Commercial exploitation of alternative crops, with special reference to evening primrose.
In: Wickens G. E., Haq N. and Day P. (eds.) New crops for food and industry, pp 216 - 221. Chapman and Hall, London.
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Lapinskas P. (1982).
Evening primrose - origins and cultivation
Presented at: Leatherhead Food Research Association, 9 November 1982
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Lapinskas P. (1979)
The potential of Phaseolus coccineus and of hybrids with P. vulgaris as pulse crops for the U.K.
Ph.D. thesis, University of Cambridge.

Lapinskas P. (1974)
Flotation machine
Annual Report of the M3 Archaeological Rescue Committee 1974: 16-8
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Publications by Other Authors

The aim of this section is to highlight publications by other authors which are not well known, or which may be hard to obtain.

Litvinchuk, K. A., 1939
Rubber, oil and fibre from the evening primrose.
Tekh kul'turi 19(5-6): 75-77 (Russian)
This is the only reference I know of relating to fibre and rubber production from evening primrose. Having been published shortly before the second World War in the Soviet Union, it was extremely hard to obtain, yet it is not infrequently quoted by other authors.
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Chilton, M.W., 2002
Summary of evening primrose seed production in the Pacific Northwest
In: History of speciality seed crop production in the Pacific Northwest by Rackham, R.L. (ed.) Willamette Valley Speciality Seed Crops Assoc. (ISBN 0-929332-12-1) p62-7.
An overview of the various locations in the Northwest of the United States where evening primrose production was undertaken. I was involved in this production from the very beginning (in 1978) so it is very pleasing to see this information recorded for posterity.
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Gunstone, F.D., 2005
Why is gamma-linolenic acid so called?
Personal communication (published with permisssion)
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