Preliminary quality data of western Canadian flaxseed 2017

Table 1 Iodine value of 2017 Canadian flaxseed
Province NI Iodine value %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Flaxseed, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 17 192.2 3.0
Saskatchewan 100 191.6 5.0
Alberta and British Columbia 21 185.9 4.6
Western Canada 138 190.8 5.2
Flaxseed, No. 2 Canada
Saskatchewan 2 189.7 NSFootnote 1
Alberta and British Columbia 1 195.5 NS
Western Canada 3 191.6 NS
Flaxseed, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 1 184.2 NS
Western Canada 1 184.2 NS
All grades
Manitoba 17 192.2 3.0
Saskatchewan 103 191.4 5.0
Alberta and British Columbia 22 186.4 4.7
Western Canada 142 190.8 5.2
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