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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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Voluntary food intake of growing pigs given diets containing rapeseed meal, from different types and varieties of rape, as the only protein supplement.
Some studies have shown that the diet contained 10% canola meal had the best value in egg shell thickness and egg quality, while the other levels rapeseed meal have noted the poorest value (Lichovnikova, Klecker, & Zeman, 2000; Blair et al.
South Korea, a major importer of oil meal imported 836,223 tons compared to 624,699 tons last year, consisting of 427,229 tons of rapeseed meal, 317,106 tons of castor seed meal and 91,888 tons of soybean meal.
Phenolic compounds are widely distributed in plants, and their presence in the rapeseed meal may contribute to certain undesirable properties including dark color, bitter taste, and astringency.
Rapeseed meal is a high protein by-product rich in lysine and methionine after oil extraction (Mailer et al.
Samples of soybean meal, corn gluten meal 60%, maize gluten feed, guar meal, sunflower meal, rapeseed meal, rapeseed cake, canola meal, cottonseed cake, cottonseed meal, coconut cake, coconut meal, palm kernel cake, almond cake and sesame cake were obtained from 10 different locations.
April 30 2010 -- The use of rapeseed meal in the EU could expand further, a US government report.
Rapeseed meal was included in all above rations as a source of protein To make the most of the opportunities, EBLEX advises producers to: Plan production carefully with realistic targets for feed intake and performance.
The market prices of main feed materials such as corn, soybean meal, rapeseed meal, fish meal, feed additives, etc, all increased in 2010, especially, the price of corn, which rose greatly and reached an all-time high.
Cottonseed meal (CSM) and rapeseed meal (RSM) have long been considered attractive alternative protein sources for poultry diets [1,2], but anti-nutritional factors (i.