Preliminary quality data of western Canadian canola 2019

Summary Statistics by Grade by Province:

Table information:

  • Results are unlikely to represent samples harvested within two weeks of the date of this report.
  • The "Number of Samples" figures may not reflect actual production distributions across grades.
  • Samples were supplied by producers and grain companies.

As of December 13, 2019

Table 1 2019-2020 Harvest of Canada Napus Canadian Canola
Province NI Total Glucosinolates µ moles/g
Number
of Samples
Mean Std Dev Min Max
Canola, No. 1 Canada
Quebec 23 8.6 1.8 6.2 13.1
Ontario 62 8.4 1.4 4.4 11.7
Eastern Canada 85 8.4 1.5 4.4 13.1
Manitoba 454 9.0 2.1 3.0 15.2
Saskatchewan 828 9.4 2.0 4.5 18.7
Alberta and B.C. 649 9.7 2.0 4.1 17.6
Western Canada 1931 9.4 2.0 3.0 18.7
Canola, No. 2 Canada
Quebec 3 8.0 2.6 6.2 11.0
Ontario 6 9.0 1.5 7.2 11.0
Eastern Canada 9 8.7 1.8 6.2 11.0
Manitoba 13 8.7 3.2 4.3 14.4
Saskatchewan 60 9.8 2.4 4.8 14.7
Alberta and B.C. 114 10.8 2.1 6.4 16.7
Western Canada 187 10.3 2.4 4.3 16.7
Canola, No. 3 Canada
Ontario 1 12.0 - 12.0 12.0
Eastern Canada 1 12.0 - 12.0 12.0
Saskatchewan 31 11.3 2.1 7.5 15.8
Alberta and B.C. 75 11.2 2.6 5.3 19.3
Western Canada 106 11.2 2.4 5.3 19.3
Sample Canada
Quebec 1 8.6 - 8.6 8.6
Ontario 1 11.4 - 11.4 11.4
Eastern Canada 2 10.0 2.0 8.6 11.4
Saskatchewan 22 10.8 2.5 6.5 16.8
Alberta and B.C. 17 12.3 4.4 7.6 23.2
Western Canada 39 11.4 3.5 6.5 23.2
All grades
Quebec 27 8.5 1.8 6.2 13.1
Ontario 70 8.5 1.5 4.4 12.0
Eastern Canada 97 8.5 1.6 4.4 13.1
Manitoba 468 9.0 2.1 3.0 15.2
Saskatchewan 941 9.6 2.1 4.5 18.7
Alberta and B.C. 855 10.1 2.2 4.1 23.2
Western Canada 2264 9.6 2.2 3.0 23.2
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