Quality of western Canadian flaxseed varieties 2018

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 4 44.5 43.2 45.8 25.0 22.0 26.0 192 188 194
CDC Bethune 6 46.7 45.3 48.7 21.6 18.7 23.9 187 182 195
CDC Glas 9 44.9 42.7 46.2 25.5 23.4 27.6 188 184 191
CDC Sorrel 7 46.1 44.2 46.8 22.6 21.5 23.9 193 189 194

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 11 45.3 43.5 47.9 22.2 18.0 24.0 192 188 196
CDC Bethune 39 45.4 40.5 49.5 24.6 17.3 28.9 186 178 195
CDC Glas 38 46.7 43.5 49.7 22.5 18.8 26.4 191 177 204
CDC Santuary 6 46.3 43.6 47.9 22.7 18.5 25.6 190 184 194
CDC Sorrel 50 45.3 41.4 48.1 23.4 18.6 27.0 190 179 207
Vimy 7 45.0 43.5 45.8 23.1 20.2 25.7 191 186 200
WestLin72 5 46.9 43.7 51.7 22.3 16.3 25.6 193 189 203

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 Glas 7 45.2 43.1 49.8 24.9 18.3 27.0 188 182 205
CDC Sorrel 4 46.1 44.4 48.1 20.9 17.8 24.8 192 186 195

Yellow Flax (western Canada)Footnote 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.
Omega 3 45.5 44.2 46.2 24.3 23.9 28.3 188 183 190
VT-50 3 46.7 46.4 47.3 23.9 22.1 24.6 208 205 207

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 4 4.5 5.3 17.1 12.0 59.9 0.16
CDC Bethune 6 4.9 3.5 19.8 17.1 53.7 0.16
CDC Glas 9 5.3 3.7 18.7 16.9 54.3 0.12
CDC Sorrel 7 5.1 3.5 17.9 14.1 58.4 0.15

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 11 4.7 4.7 17.4 13.1 59.1 0.13
CDC Bethune 39 4.9 3.7 20.5 16.4 53.6 0.13
CDC Glas 38 5.3 3.3 17.3 17.3 55.9 0.16
CDC Santuary 6 4.8 3.7 19.6 13.8 57.0 0.11
CDC Sorrel 50 5.1 3.5 19.4 14.6 56.4 0.18
Vimy 7 5.5 3.5 18.3 14.8 57.1 0.13
WestLin72 5 4.8 2.8 17.9 16.2 57.2 0.12

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 4 5.4 3.7 18.3 17.6 54.0 0.20
CDC Sorrel 11 5.2 3.3 18.3 14.7 57.6 0.10

Yellow Flax (western Canada)Footnote 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, %
Omega 3 4.7 3.7 20.4 14.9 55.2 0.10
VT-50 3 5.0 2.6 11.3 13.7 66.5 0.12
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