Preliminary quality data of western Canadian flaxseed 2017

Table 1 Protein content of 2017 Canadian flaxseed
Province NI Protein %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Flaxseed, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 17 22.1 1.3
Saskatchewan 100 22.9 1.7
Alberta and British Columbia 21 25.4 2.2
Western Canada 138 23.2 2.0
Flaxseed, No. 2 Canada
Saskatchewan 2 22.3 NSFootnote 1
Alberta and British Columbia 1 19.1 NS
Western Canada 3 21.2 NS
Flaxseed, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 1 22.9 NS
Western Canada 1 22.9 NS
All grades
Manitoba 17 22.1 1.3
Saskatchewan 103 22.9 1.7
Alberta and British Columbia 22 25.1 2.5
Western Canada 142 23.2 2.0
Date modified: