rapeseed

(redirected from rapeseeds)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to rapeseeds: canola oil

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Did you know that rapeseed looks like this, just before it's harvested?
Rapeseed genotypes had different temperature stability (Figure 1) and temperature fluctuation in Hyola 401 was less than other two genotypes in this regard.
Drought stress, nitrogen, and genotype had a significant effect on stomatal conductance of rapeseed leaf (Table 1).
The rapeseed meal of RSM-WP, RSM-WP1 and the protein-rich rapeseed meal production of RSM-WPN were produced by the Hubei Weipu Biological Technology Company.
Samples of rapeseed meal, diets, feces and urine were analyzed for gross energy (GE) via adiabatic oxygen bomb calorimeter (Parr Instruments, Moline, IL, UAS).
The first difference was the number of glucosinolates detected in rapeseed meal by using HPLC technique, being 6-11 in those previous studies, as against 12 in our present one.
Canola and rapeseed Production,Chemistry, Nutrition and Processing Technology, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York.
Rapeseed is an important contributor to the annual supply of vegetable oils to meet an increasing demand.
This volume provides comprehensive coverage of rapeseed oil and its close relative, canola oil, from production (agronomic) aspects, through extraction to refining and processing.
Rapeseed meal is the byproduct remaining after rapeseed is processed and the oil is removed.
Preparation of solid-state fermented rapeseed meal (FRSM)
The 45-year-old mum of children aged five, eight and 10 says: "I've always been a supporter of all things local, and it was important that Baste and Bray should follow that line too, not just when it came to sourcing the rapeseed and basing ourselves in the area.