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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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An inexpensive and simple method for the transformation of large quantities of rape oil into its methyl esters was carried out by Mittelbach et al.
And, largely on the back of a strong demand for rape oil for food, the crop is already trading at prices of over pounds 300/t with bonuses worth an additional pounds 25-30/t.
What we should be building are new communities reflecting the best of the old, new industries with all the confidence and innovation that was shown by the Victorian ironmasters and engineers and a rural hinterland that is a living, working countryside ( not just desolate prairies growing EU-subsidised rape oil seed or weed-infested 'set-aside' fields.
Don't eat too much saturated fat - found mainly in red meat and cheese - but do include monounsaturated fats, in olive oil, rape oil and avocados, and some polyunsaturated fat, as found in sunflower oil.
These included biodegradable supermarket bags made from rape oil extract, the production of biobutanol from sugar beet and using hemp to make car panels and building blocks.
The plants will produce renewable fuels from crops such as oilseed rape, palm oil and rape oil.