Protein content of Canada western flaxseed as at December 8, 2016

Table information:

  • Results are unlikely to represent samples harvested within two weeks of the date of this report.
  • The "Number of Samples" figures may not reflect actual production distribution across grades.
  • “NSD” in the “Standard Deviation” column indicates no standard deviation due to an insufficient number of samples received.
  • All samples supplied by producers and grain companies.
Canada western flaxseed - Protein content¹, % as at December 8, 2016
Province Number of samples Mean Standard deviation
¹ Protein content is determined by near-infrared measurements calibrated against the Combustion Nitrogen Analysis reference method and is expressed on an N x 6.25, dry basis.
² NSD indicates no standard deviation due to insufficient number of samples received.
1 CW
Manitoba 30 21.8 1.7
Saskatchewan 196 22.8 1.8
Alberta and B.C. 33 24.5 2.4
Western Canada 259 22.9 2.0
2 CW
Saskatchewan 5 22.6 1.3
Alberta and B.C. 1 19.1 NSD2
Western Canada 6 22.0 1.7
3 CW
Saskatchewan 2 22.6 NSD2
Western Canada 2 22.6 NSD2
All grades
Manitoba 30 21.8 1.7
Saskatchewan 203 22.8 1.8
Alberta and B.C. 34 24.4 2.6
Western Canada 267 22.9 2.0