Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2016

Quality of composites of flaxseed by province and variety

Manitoba

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on oil, protein and iodine value
VarietyFootnote 1 No. of Samples Oil content %Footnote 2 Protein content %Footnote 3 Iodine valueFootnote 4
CDC Bethune 9 45.2 21.6 188
CDC Sorrel 14 44.4 21.7 191
Lightning 5 47.6 21.4 191

Saskatchewan

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on oil, protein and iodine value
VarietyFootnote 1 No. of Samples Oil content %Footnote 2 Protein content %Footnote 3 Iodine valueFootnote 4
CDC Bethune 48 46.0 21.7 190
CDC Glas 11 45.8 21.2 194
CDC Sorrel 36 45.5 20.3 194
Vimy 8 45.4 20.9 194

AlbertaFootnote 7

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on oil, protein and iodine value
VarietyFootnote 1 No. of Samples Oil content %Footnote 2 Protein content %Footnote 3 Iodine valueFootnote 4
CDC Glas 8 45.9 22.4 192
CDC Sorrel 4 44.8 24.6 191

Fatty acid composition by province and variety

Manitoba

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on fatty acid composition and free fatty acids
VarietyFootnote 1 No. of Samples Fatty acid compositionFootnote 5 FFA, %Footnote 6
C16:0, % C18:0, % C18:1, % C18:2, % C18:3, %
CDC Bethune 9 5.0 3.8 20.0 14.7 55.6 0.28
CDC Sorrel 14 5.6 3.7 17.3 15.3 57.1 0.47
Lightning 5 4.8 4.1 17.6 16.0 56.5 0.34

Saskatchewan

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on fatty acid composition and free fatty acids
VarietyFootnote 1 No. of Samples Fatty acid compositionFootnote 5 FFA, %Footnote 6
C16:0, % C18:0, % C18:1, % C18:2, % C18:3, %
CDC Bethune 48 5.0 3.5 19.1 15.3 56.2 0.19
CDC Glas 11 5.5 3.4 16.1 16.0 58.2 0.20
CDC Sorrel 36 5.2 3.3 18.0 13.7 58.9 0.16
Vimy 8 5.6 3.3 16.7 14.4 59.1 0.15

AlbertaFootnote 7

Table contains variety, number of samples, data on fatty acid composition and free fatty acids
VarietyFootnote 1 No. of Samples Fatty acid compositionFootnote 5 FFA, %Footnote 6
C16:0, % C18:0, % C18:1, % C18:2, % C18:3, %
CDC Glas 8 5.4 3.4 17.6 15.8 56.9 0.16
CDC Sorrel 4 4.7 3.7 20.5 11.5 58.7 0.14
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