oilseed

[ US /ˈɔɪɫˌsid/ ]
[ UK /ˈɔ‍ɪlsiːd/ ]
NOUN
  1. any of several seeds that yield oil
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How To Use oilseed In A Sentence

  • Paul Temple pushes through a field of shoulder-high oilseed rape and twists one of the plants back to show me.
  • The company, which has been based in Barlby Road, Selby, for almost 80 years, blames lack of demand for oilseed and a fiercely competitive market.
  • ‘We've got peas and oilseed rape, too,’ he said.
  • Oilseeds often contain toxic or undesirable factors such as gossypol in cottonseed, trypsin inhibitor in soya beans and cyanogenetic glucosides in linseed, whereas groundnuts have been noted as being particularly vulnerable to mycotoxin formation. Chapter 6
  • Look out of your car window a few years from now and all you'll see is acre upon acre of golden oilseed rape.
  • Approval would allow the genetically modified oilseed to be grown in Britain.
  • Meanwhile, the EU lets oilseed enter the market duty free, but imposes high duties on processed oils from Indonesia and Malaysia.
  • 2010 Growing the oilseed plant called cuphea the year before growing wheat results in better wheat seedling survival and grain that is 8 percent higher in protein, production report says the state's ... WN.com - Articles related to British supermarkets at root of vegetable supply problem
  • Evidently there isn't enough land in the UK to grow oilseed for bio-fuel even to meet the EU 2020 target and to grow crops to feed people.
  • Oilseed rape is an important oleaginous crop. Kinds of diseases during its growth period are responsible for dramatic yield losses.
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