Preliminary quality data of western Canadian canola 2017

Table 1 Oil content of 2017 Canadian canola (Brassica napus)
Province NI Oil %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 333 45.2 1.7
Saskatchewan 629 45.0 2.3
Alberta and British Columbia 276 44.2 2.8
Western Canada 1238 44.9 2.3
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Saskatchewan 6 44.0 2.2
Alberta and British Columbia 9 43.3 3.0
Western Canada 15 43.6 2.7
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Alberta and British Columbia 2 44.4 NSFootnote 1
Western Canada 2 44.4 NS
All grades
Manitoba 333 45.2 1.7
Saskatchewan 635 45.0 2.3
Alberta and British Columbia 287 44.2 2.8
Western Canada 1255 44.9 2.3
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