Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2012

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 16 185 4.8 3.7 22.0 14.6 53.6
CDC Sorrel 14 189 5.0 3.6 20.4 13.3 56.5
Hanley 5 193 5.4 2.8 16.8 16.9 57.0
Lightening 6 189 4.7 3.7 19.7 15.2 55.6
Taurus 6 189 5.1 3.0 20.5 14.2 56.1
Means   189 5.0 3.4 19.9 14.8 55.8
Total 47            

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 Arras 6 189 5.7 3.8 18.4 15.0 56.0
CDC Bethune 75 191 4.9 3.4 19.0 15.4 56.3
CDC Sorrel 43 193 5.1 3.3 18.3 13.8 58.5
Taurus 11 191 5.3 2.8 20.0 13.9 57.0
Vimy 16 192 5.4 3.5 18.0 14.4 57.8
Means   191 5.3 3.3 18.8 14.5 57.1
Total 151            

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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