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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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Stabilization of methyl esters of fatty acids from rape oil.
Diesel fuel derived from vegetable oils: preparation and use of rape oil methyl ester.
The plants will produce renewable fuels from crops such as oilseed rape, palm oil and rape oil and is expected to initially create 70 direct jobs with a further 200 spin-off positions.
Nigel Padbury of NK, the oilseed and maize brand of Syngenta Seeds, said: "This venture is designed to provide growers with a new outlet for oilseed rape oil and we're optimistic of uptake.
North-east farmers could also reap the benefit of the plant as the company is interested in taking oilseed rape for biodiesel production from local sources for the first 250,000 tonne complex and will also import palm oil and rape oil to be converted into biodiesel.
North-East farmers could also reap the benefits of the plant because the company is interested in taking oil seed rape for biodiesel production from local sources for the first 250,000 tonne complex and will also import palm oil and rape oil to be converted into biodiesel.