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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.
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Did you know that rapeseed looks like this, just before it's harvested?
Drought stress, nitrogen, and genotype had a significant effect on stomatal conductance of rapeseed leaf (Table 1).
Stomatal conductance had the highest correlation with rapeseed yield (r = 0.95).
Rapeseed yield was severely affected by the interaction of crop year, drought stress, nitrogen, and genotype (Table 1).
Gu and Wang [12] analyzed the oil content of rapeseed by multiple linear regression based on near spectral data, which is the chief inspiration of our work.
In the field of food science and analytical chemistry, oil content of rapeseed reveals the yield of the relative products in practical applications.
Oil content of rapeseed is a crucial aspect on practical applications of food science and chemistry.
Baste and Bray sources its rapeseed from Buston Barns Farm at Warkworth, on the banks of the River Coquet just a mile or so from where it flows into the North sea.
"We'd found the source for our rapeseed and it came with a view of my favourite coastal landmark.
Preparation of solid-state fermented rapeseed meal (FRSM)
Dried rapeseed meal and blood meal were sieved through 40 mesh sieves.
This volume provides comprehensive coverage of rapeseed oil and its close relative, canola oil, from production (agronomic) aspects, through extraction to refining and processing.