Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2017

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
Mean Min. Max. Mean Min. Max. Mean Min. Max.
AAC Bravo 6 45.3 43.4 47.4 21.9 19.5 23.4 194 191 200
CDC Bethune 7 46.4 44.2 47.6 22.2 20.1 22.8 192 191 195
CDC Glas 5 46.0 45.1 47.2 22.9 21.8 23.6 190 188 195

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
Mean Min. Max. Mean Min. Max. Mean Min. Max.
AAC Bravo 15 45.8 43.7 48.0 21.7 18.5 23.5 196 190 200
CDC Bethune 48 46.0 42.9 48.6 23.0 19.8 27.8 190 181 196
CDC Glas 25 47.1 45.6 50.1 21.8 17.9 24.4 194 186 200
CDC Santuary 7 46.9 45.3 48.7 23.4 20.5 25.2 194 190 196
CDC Sorrel 52 45.6 42.5 48.9 23.3 18.7 27.4 192 183 199
Prairie Sapphire 7 47.8 45.9 49.5 21.4 20.5 24.2 194 192 196
Vimy 7 44.6 42.8 45.9 24.6 21.3 28.7 191 186 196
Omega (Yellow flax) 5 44.7 44.0 45.4 25.4 23.9 28.3 186 182 190
VT-50 (Yellow flax) 3 48.6 46.8 50.1 21.3 19.3 22.7 208 207 213

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
Mean Min. Max. Mean Min. Max. Mean Min. Max.
CDC Bethune 4 43.9 43.1 44.6 27.2 25.6 27.6 184 180 187
CDC Glas 11 46.3 42.9 49.2 23.3 19.7 29.0 191 181 199

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, %
AAC Bravo 6 4.8 4.7 16.9 12.0 60.5 0.17
CDC Bethune 7 4.8 3.3 18.2 15.2 57.4 0.23
CDC Glas 5 5.4 3.4 17.9 16.9 55.4 0.19

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, %
AAC Bravo 15 4.6 4.7 16.1 12.1 61.5 0.16
CDC Bethune 48 4.8 3.5 19.2 15.3 56.2 0.25
CDC Glas 25 5.2 3.3 16.4 16.5 57.6 0.12
CDC Santuary 7 4.6 3.4 18.9 13.1 59.1 0.11
CDC Sorrel 52 5.1 3.4 18.3 14.4 57.9 0.12
Prairie Sapphire 7 4.6 3.7 17.1 14.7 58.8 0.25
Vimy 7 5.3 3.6 18.0 14.7 57.5 0.15
Omega (Yellow flax) 5 4.7 3.8 21.3 15.2 54.0 0.10
VT-50 (Yellow flax) 3 5.0 2.7 10.8 13.8 66.9 0.14

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 Bethune 4 4.9 4.0 21.0 16.4 52.6 0.12
CDC Glas 11 5.3 3.5 17.1 17.0 56.1 0.11
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