Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2012

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 16 43.6 26.1 0.23
CDC Sorrel 14 43.8 25.3 0.21
Hanley 5 42.3 26.3 0.12
Lightening 6 45.5 24.8 0.16
Taurus 6 45.1 23.9 0.16
Means   44.1 25.3 0.18
Total 47      

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 Arras 6 44.9 22.7 0.12
CDC Bethune 75 45.6 21.9 0.12
CDC Sorrel 43 45.4 21.6 0.15
Taurus 11 45.5 22.3 0.15
Vimy 16 45.3 23.0 0.13
Means   45.3 22.3 0.13
Total 151      

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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