Quality of western Canadian flaxseed 2012

Table of contents - details

  • Introduction
    • Figure 1. Map of western Canada showing traditional growing areas for flaxseed
  • Summary
    • Table 1. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW - Quality data for 2011 harvest survey
    • Table 2. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW - Fatty acid composition for 2012 harvest survey
  • Weather and production review
    • Weather review, seeding and growing conditions
    • Production and grade information
      • Table 3. Seeded area and production for western Canadian flaxseed
  • Harvest survey samples
  • Quality of western Canadian flaxseed – 2012
    • Table 4. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW - Quality data for 2012 harvest survey
    • Table 5. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW - Fatty acid composition and free fatty acids content of 2012 harvest survey
    • Comparison harvest survey quality data with recent export shipments
      • Table 6. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW - Comparison of 2012 harvest survey quality data with recent export shipment
  • Oil content
    • Figure 2. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW, Oil content of harvest survey samples, 2002–2012
  • Protein content
    • Figure 3. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW, Protein content of harvest survey samples, 2002–2012
  • Free fatty acids content
    • Figure 4. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW, Free fatty acids content of harvest survey samples, 2002–2012
  • Fatty acid composition
    • Figure 5. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW, Percent α-linolenic acid content of harvest survey samples, 2002–2012
    • Figure 6. Flaxseed, No. 1 CW, Iodine value of harvest survey samples, 2002–2012

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