Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2014

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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 12 45.6 21.5 192
CDC Sorrel 11 46.1 20.8 195
Lightning 8 46.6 22.0 195

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 Arras 5 44.4 20.0 197
CDC Bethune 66 45.1 21.0 191
CDC Sorrel 60 45.5 20.4 194
Prairie Sapphire 5 47.0 21.7 193
Vimy 15 44.9 21.6 195
CDC Glas 5 45.7 23.1 190

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
CDC Sorrel 6 45.8 22.2 194
Hanley 6 43.9 23.8 196
Prairie Sapphire 10 47.0 23.0 190

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 12 4.9 3.3 18.6 15.3 57.0 0.30
CDC Sorrel 11 5.1 3.1 17.4 14.1 59.5 0.20
Lightning 8 4.7 3.5 15.8 17.3 57.6 0.22

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 Arras 5 5.9 3.3 14.1 15.6 60.2 0.24
CDC Bethune 66 5.0 3.2 19.1 15.4 56.4 0.15
CDC Sorrel 60 5.2 3.0 18.2 13.8 58.8 0.13
Prairie Sapphire 5 4.8 3.5 17.1 16.1 57.6 0.15
Vimy 15 5.5 3.1 16.6 14.5 59.5 0.12
CDC Glas 5 5.4 3.3 18.9 15.3 56.1 0.11

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, %
CDC Sorrel 6 5.0 3.1 18.0 14.1 58.9 0.12
Hanley 6 5.5 2.5 15.3 17.0 58.7 0.22
Prairie Sapphire 10 4.8 3.6 19.1 15.7 55.9 0.18

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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