Preliminary quality data of western Canadian canola 2017

Table 1 Glucosinolates content of 2017-2018 Canadian Canola Napus Low Erucic Acid Rapeseed
Province NI Glucosinolates moles/g
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 437 8.9 1.4
Saskatchewan 1010 9.9 2.0
Alberta and British Columbia 690 10.3 2.0
Western Canada 2137 9.8 2.0
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Manitoba 1 10.9 NSFootnote 1
Saskatchewan 16 10.0 2.4
Alberta and British Columbia 50 11.0 2.1
Western Canada 67 10.8 2.2
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 6 9.6 2.5
Alberta and British Columbia 19 11.4 1.5
Western Canada 25 11.0 2.0
All grades
Manitoba 438 8.9 1.4
Saskatchewan 1032 9.9 2.0
Alberta and British Columbia 759 10.4 2.0
Western Canada 2229 9.9 2.0
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