Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2013

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Quality of composites of flaxseed, No. 1 Canada

Manitoba

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on oil, protein and iodine value.
VarietyFootnote1 No. of samples Oil content %Footnote2 Protein content %Footnote3 Iodine valueFootnote4
CDC Bethune 14 45.6 22.3 190
CDC Sorrel 11 45.1 22.8 191

Saskatchewan

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on oil, protein and iodine value.
VarietyFootnote1 No. of samples Oil content %Footnote2 Protein content %Footnote3 Iodine valueFootnote4
CDC Bethune 49 46.2 20.8 186
CDC Sorrel 40 45.7 20.5 191
Taurus 6 46.6 19.4 188
Vimy 13 46.3 20.0 191

Alberta and Peace River, BC

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on oil, protein and iodine value.
VarietyFootnote1 No. of samples Oil content %Footnote2 Protein content %Footnote3 Iodine valueFootnote4
Flanders 5 45.0 23.2 189

Fatty acid composition of composites of flaxseed, No. 1 Canada

Manitoba

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on fatty acid composition and fatty acids
VarietyFootnote1 No. of Samples Fatty acid compositionFootnote5 FFA, %Footnote6
C16:0, % C18:0, % C18:1, % C18:2, % C18:3, %
CDC Bethune 14 5.0 3.3 19.4 15.5 55.9 0.17
CDC Sorrel 11 5.0 3.4 19.1 14.1 57.4 0.51

Saskatchewan

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on fatty acid composition and fatty acids
VarietyFootnote1 No. of Samples Fatty acid compositionFootnote5 FFA, %Footnote6
C16:0, % C18:0, % C18:1, % C18:2, % C18:3, %
CDC Bethune 49 5.0 3.5 20.9 15.9 53.7 0.12
CDC Sorrel 40 5.2 3.2 19.4 14.1 57.2 0.18
Taurus 6 5.6 2.7 20.9 14.5 55.3 0.11
Vimy 15 5.6 3.2 17.9 15.2 57.2 0.08

Alberta and Peace River, BC

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on fatty acid composition and fatty acids
VarietyFootnote1 No. of Samples Fatty acid compositionFootnote5 FFA, %Footnote6
C16:0, % C18:0, % C18:1, % C18:2, % C18:3, %
Flanders 5 4.8 4.3 19.1 13.8 56.9 0.12

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

calculated from fatty acid composition

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Footnote 5

% of fatty acids including: Palmitic (C16:0), Stearic (C18:0), Oleic (C18:1), Linoleic (C18:2), and Linolenic (C18:3)

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Footnote 6

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

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