Table 5: Bio-oil yields relative to weight of whole seed from safflower whole seed treated with the cosolvent [C2mim][Ac]-MeOH at 120°C.

wt% ionic liquidSafflowera
(wt% bio-oil)

45%37.5 (0.4)
70%35.8 (1.5)
100%30.5 (0.5)

The reported data are averages of two samples. The values in brackets are the deviations of the measured values from the mean.