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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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The study further points out that cottonseed cake produced through decortication and mechanical extraction of its oil, contains about 36 per cent crude protein which is best protein supplement for livestock.
Some oilseeds including soybeans, sunflower seed, cottonseed, groundnuts and rapeseed are annual crops, while others that are tree crops (coconut, oil palm) are mostly perennial.
The data relate to low-pressure expellers with input of 100 tons of cottonseed per day, and to high-pressure expellers, direct-solvent extractors and pre-press extractors with input capacities of 500 tons of cottonseed per day.
One reason may be that the soil and environment conditions and the cultivars of cotton plants were different in these regions of China, which led to a large variation in the quality of cottonseed, and when the cottonseed meals were produced from these cottonseeds by proper processing, differences in their quality may be observed.
They worked with Soy Cot to lease port facilities for exporting soybean and cottonseed oil.
General Composition: cottonseed oil, soyabean oil, palm oil
Cottonseed oil has a neutral flavor, which allows the distinctive flavor of the game to reach the palate - not the taste of oil," Corriveau says.
Cottonseed hull, corn gluten feed, brewer's grain, whole cottonseed, and orchard grass resulted in the lowest C[H.
The majority of the ginning units in Sindh started production after July 20 on better inflow of cottonseed on lower rates around Rs 2,300 to Rs 2,400 per maund.
PYCO (formerly Plains Cooperative Oil Mill) is a cottonseed processing facility located in Lubbock, Texas, since 1936.
In our food there is a cottonseed toxin which can go to the brain and tie important structures up randomly.