Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2011

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 14 45.4 23.3 0.28
CDC Sorrel 10 44.9 21.7 0.31
Hanley 6 44.5 22.9 0.29
Lightening 5 46.6 22.9 0.28
Means   45.4 22.7 0.29
Total 35      

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
AC Watson 5 44.6 21.2 0.17
CDC Bethune 52 46.2 21.3 0.12
CDC Sorrel 23 46.6 20.0 0.14
Vimy 8 45.7 21.8 0.15
Means   45.8 21.1 0.15
Total 88      

Alberta

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 Sorrel 6 46.7 21.2 0.07
Flanders 4 46.4 23.1 0.09
Means   46.6 22.2 0.08
Total 10      

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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