TITLE

rapeseed

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1850
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "rapeseed" is presented. It refers to the seed of Brassica campestris and other Brassica species. The oil of it 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. Canola oil is the oil made from the seeds of the low-erucic-acid variety is relatively low in saturated fat.
ACCESSION #
21243481

 

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