Preliminary quality data of western Canadian canola 2018

Table 1 Oil content of 2018 Canadian canola (Brassica napus)
Province NI Oil %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 346 44.2 1.9
Saskatchewan 401 44.3 2.4
Alberta and British Columbia 126 43.0 2.8
Western Canada 873 44.1 2.3
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Manitoba 1 43.0 NSFootnote 1
Saskatchewan 6 44.3 1.6
Alberta and B.C. 1 44.2 NS
Western Canada 8 44.2 1.4
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 2 47.5 0.6
Alberta and B.C. 2 46.1 2.9
Western Canada 4 46.8 1.9
All grades
Manitoba 347 44.2 1.9
Saskatchewan 409 44.3 2.4
Alberta and British Columbia 129 43.1 2.8
Western Canada 885 44.1 2.3
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