Preliminary quality data of western Canadian canola 2017

Table 1 Oil content of 2017 Canadian canola (Brassica napus)
Province NI Oil %
Number of Samples Mean Standard deviation
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Manitoba 437 45.2 1.7
Saskatchewan 1010 45.2 2.2
Alberta and British Columbia 690 44.8 2.4
Western Canada 2137 45.1 2.2
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Manitoba 1 39.3 NSFootnote 1
Saskatchewan 16 44.2 2.3
Alberta and British Columbia 50 44.2 2.2
Western Canada 67 44.1 2.3
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Saskatchewan 6 45.2 2.6
Alberta and British Columbia 19 44.0 2.6
Western Canada 25 44.3 2.6
All grades
Manitoba 438 45.2 1.7
Saskatchewan 1032 45.2 2.2
Alberta and British Columbia 759 44.7 2.4
Western Canada 2229 45.0 2.2
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