Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2010

Quality of composites by province and variety

Manitoba

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on oil and protein content as well as free fatty acid.
VarietyFootnote 1 Number of samples Oil ContentFootnote 2 Protein ContentFootnote 3 Free Fatty AcidFootnote 4
CDC Bethune 31 44.4 21.9 0.34
CDC Sorrel 16 44.6 21.2 0.20
Hanley 8 43.6 23.0 0.20
Means   44.2 22.0 0.25
Total 55      

Saskatchewan

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on oil and protein content as well as free fatty acid.
VarietyFootnote 1 Number of samples Oil ContentFootnote 2 Protein ContentFootnote 3 Free Fatty AcidFootnote 4
CDC Bethune 69 45.2 20.7 0.17
CDC Sorrel 44 45.0 19.8 0.19
Taurus 8 44.8 21.2 0.13
Vimy 24 45.5 20.3 0.14
Means   45.1 20.5 0.16
Total 145      

Footnotes

Footnote 1

as indicated on submitted envelopes

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Footnote 2

moisture-free basis

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Footnote 3

% N x 6.25; moisture-free basis

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Footnote 4

% free fatty acids in oil, expressed as percentage oleic acid

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