Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2015

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 16 44.8 23.3 189
CDC Sorrel 7 45.2 21.5 189

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
AAC Bravo 12 45.1 22.8 195
CDC Bethune 80 45.9 22.5 190
CDC Glas 11 45.6 22.4 195
CDC Sorrel 74 45.6 22.1 193
Vimy 8 45.5 23.0 192

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 Glas 9 46.0 24.1 192
CDC Sorrel 5 46.3 20.6 197
Prairie Sapphire 9 47.5 23.8 191

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 16 4.9 3.6 20.1 15.2 55.3 0.22
CDC Sorrel 7 5.2 3.5 20.2 13.4 56.7 0.40

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, %
AAC Bravo 12 4.6 4.7 17.0 11.8 61.0 0.19
CDC Bethune 80 4.8 3.5 19.8 15.3 55.7 0.16
CDC Glas 11 5.2 3.1 16.4 16.0 58.4 0.25
CDC Sorrel 74 5.0 3.3 18.8 13.8 58.3 0.16
Vimy 8 5.5 3.3 17.9 14.5 58.0 0.19

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 Glas 9 5.3 3.5 17.3 16.0 57.1 0.14
CDC Sorrel 5 5.0 3.1 16.8 14.1 60.2 0.12
Prairie Sapphire 9 4.7 3.7 18.7 15.4 56.7 0.23

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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