oilseed oilseed  /ˈɔ ɪl ˌsid/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of several seeds that yield oil

Usage(s):

  1. Meanwhile, by diverting grain and oilseed crops from dinner plates to fuel tanks, biofuels are jacking up world food prices and endangering the hungry.
  2. Yugoslavia's big crop is maize, but she produces also sugar beets, tobacco, hemp, flax, oilseed plants, fruits, pigs.

News

  1. Northwest biofuel researchers will have a booth at Paris Air Show

    In addition to wood waste, scientists also are researching using algae, perennial grasses, hybrid poplars and oilseed crops such as camelina as sources for biofuel.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  2. Canada's Weekly Exports Total 552,500 MT

    WINNIPEG - Jun 7/13 - STAT -- Export clearances of all grains and oilseeds shipped from Canada total 26,634,500 metric tons (MT) so far this marketing year up 57,600 MT from the 26,576,900 moved last year.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Ag Report

Quotes

  1. "Where excellent first-quarter earnings of a year ago reflected steep growth in the ethanol market, our record first-quarter earnings this year demonstrate our strengths in sweeteners and starches, oilseed processing and our global capabilities in...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Patricia Woertz Source: Washington Post

  2. "The genome sequences of these highly productive oilseed crops will enable the in-depth understanding of genes encoding for plant yield and health and foster the development of improved plant varieties. We are also characterizing the important...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Craig Venter Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  3. "As of today, oilseed prices are not below the MSP," Mr Pawar said.
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Sharad Pawar Source: Hindu Business Line

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