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canola

(kə-nō′lə)
n.
1. Any of several varieties of the rape plant having seeds containing oil that is very low in erucic acid and high in monounsaturated fatty acids.
2. An edible oil made from such a plant.
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Rapeseed oil, the main source of canola oil, contains high levels of erucic acid that has been associated with heart damage.
"The role of the project teams from WA DPIRD and CSIRO in delivering the expansion of canola in WA needs to be celebrated."
Chihshang Township Secretary Pan Zheng-yin said that a ballot drop box was erected on each competing field, adding that visitors can get the ballots from B and Bs, bike rentals, and convenient stores in the township, walk onto the flower fields, and cast the ballots for the most beautiful canola flower fields in their view, according to the report.
Ground canola residue was enclosed in filter bags (ANKOM Technology Corp., Fairport, NY) for determination of neutral detergent fiber (NDF), acid detergent fiber (ADF), and acid detergent lignin (ADL) using a modification of the Van Soest et al.
In this context, the objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of canola meal and oil in laying quail diet on productive performance, egg quality and bone characteristics.
Broderick (now retired) and his colleagues divided 50 lactating dairy cows into 5 groups and varied their diets (high and low amounts of soybean meal, high and low amounts of canola meal, and a mix of low canola and low soybean meal).
"This minimally processed oil is made from certified canola seed using non-GMO varieties and grown in Saskatchewan, the worlds ideal climate for canola," says Rick Pender, president and CEO of North Prairie Family Farms, based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
The results of thyroid hormones indicated that use of canola seed, irrespective of enzyme supplementation, in diets changed T3 and T4 concentration at 7 and 42 days of age in broilers.
Results: Estimations of serum lipids showed increase in total cholesterol (TC) and High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-c) levels but fall in LDL-c concentrations in groups fed on canola oil diet.
Canola is crop of temperate region and grows in cool temperatures.