Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2010

Iodine value and fatty acid composites by province and variety

Manitoba

Table contains variety, number of samples, iodine value and fatty acid composites.
VarietyFootnote 1 Number of samples Iodine ValueFootnote 2(Units in oil) Fatty Acid CompositionFootnote 3 (% in oil)
C16:0 C18:0 C18:1 C18:2 C18:3
CDC Bethune 31 188 5.2 3.4 19.8 15.6 55.1
CDC Sorrel 16 191 5.3 3.5 19.5 13.4 57.5
Hanley 8 197 5.6 2.7 14.5 16.9 59.4
Means   192 5.4 3.2 17.9 15.3 57.3
Total 55            

Saskatchewan

Table contains variety, number of samples, iodine value and fatty acid composites.
VarietyFootnote 1 Number of samples Iodine ValueFootnote 2(Units in oil) Fatty Acid CompositionFootnote 3 (% in oil)
C16:0 C18:0 C18:1 C18:2 C18:3
CDC Bethune 69 193 5.0 3.4 17.3 15.9 57.5
CDC Sorrel 44 199 5.2 3.1 15.5 14.1 61.5
Taurus 8 192 5.5 2.8 18.8 14.9 57.2
Vimy 24 197 5.6 3.1 14.8 15.4 60.3
Means   195 5.3 3.1 16.6 15.1 59.1
Total 145            

Footnotes

Footnote 1

as indicated on submitted envelopes

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Footnote 2

calculated from fatty acid composition

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Footnote 3

% of fatty acids including: Palmitic (C16:0), Stearic (C18:0), Oleic (C18:1), Linoleic (C18:2), and Linolenic (C18:3), Arachidic (C20:0), Eicosenoic (C20:1), Behenic (C22:0), and Lignoceric (C24:0)

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