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cottonseed

seed of the cotton plant. Made into cake after oil extraction and used as feed for livestock.

cottonseed cake
or meal contains gossypol and causes hepatitis and degeneration of cardiac muscle. The clinical syndrome includes dullness, weakness, dyspnea and edema. Usually fed as decorticated cake because of the high fiber content of the raw product.
cottonseed hulls
winnowed from the cotton seeds and used as roughage for ruminants. Have negligible feed value but are an effective diluent for grain because of the ease with which they can be handled by mechanical equipment.
cottonseed oil
used topically as an emollient.
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Cottonseed cake was fed once daily prior to feeding EWH at 07:00 h.
Cottonseed cake was bought from a feed agency in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
After the expeller was installed, animal cake feed manufacturers began placing orders for cottonseed cake, and the cottonseed oil was sold for further processing into edible oil or to paint factories.
The present study indicates that gossypol in cottonseed cake and oil are potentially responsible for the decrease in white blood cell count.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Mustard Cake, Cottonseed Cake and Rice Nakku at Kapurthala and Gidderbaha plant