rapeseed

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rapeseed

(rāp-sēd) [L. rapa, turnip]
The seed of Brassica campestris and other Brassica species, whose oil is used in the manufacture of lubricants and canola oil. The oil made from the seeds of the variety high in erucic acid is used as an industrial lubricant. Oil made from the seeds of the low-erucic-acid variety is relatively low in saturated fat and is commonly known as canola oil.

rapeseed

the seed of Target rape grown specifically for the seed and its oil.

rapeseed meal
as oil cake or meal after rapeseed oil is removed this is a high-protein feed supplement used in cattle. It can be goitrogenic because of its content of isothiocyanate but can be detoxified.
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The cumulative probability of visiting frequency and duration of each visit of Pieris rapae on Brassica napus in fire ant-excluded, fire ant-included, and fire-ant-and-aphid-included plots.
Sublethal effects of imidacloprid and pymetrozine on population growth parameters of cabbage aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae on rapeseed, Brassica napus L.
The results of this study showed that drought stress had adverse effects on morphological and physiological parameters of Brassica napus varieties.
Genetic diversity of oilseed Brassica napus germplasm based on Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms.
To the best of our knowledge, no data are available concerning the impact of hormopriming on the growth of salt stressed seedlings in Brassica napus.
Weak liver was treated either with a combination of Enydra fluctuans and Brassica napus, or with Corchorus capsularis only.
El analisis de "pool" de cargas de polen resulto en tres lotes monoflorales de Brassica napus en marzo, abril y setiembre, y dos biflorales en junio y noviembre, ademas de cinco heteroflorales.
A short severe heat shock is required to induce embryogenesis in late bicellular pollen of Brassica napus L.
Se inicio en Espana un programa de mejoramiento genetico obteniendo una coleccion de lineas homocigoticas para que esta especie pueda ser utilizada con distintos usos: lineas con alto contenido de graso similar a Brassica napus, lineas con alto contenido de acido erucico y otras sin el, con diferente color de flor, con diferente color de semilla, etc.
Esmail Negaresh said that Iran has gained self-sufficiency in production of oily seeds and this year some 3,000 thousand tonnes of brassica napus (rapeseed).