oil seed

oil seed

[′ȯil ‚sēd]
(materials)
Seeds of plants from which oil can be derived by expression or solvent extraction, such as soya beans.
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On Tuesday, the government announced that a farm at Long Marston will begin the second year of a test on GM oil seed rape in September.
They will be among 25 outdoor trials of GM oil seed rape carried out in Britain next year.
The firms, the Commission said in a statement on February 5, had "overlapping activities in the origination of grains in the UK and for consumptive sales of grains, oilseeds and the intermediate products crude seed oil and oil seed meal in Europe".
As it has become imperative to save foreign exchange, Pakistan must accelerate its efforts to increase edible oil seed production.
Director Oil Seed Aftab Ahmad, director Agriculture Extension Rana Ahmad Munir, Dr Hammad, technical manager Sajid Mahmood, deputy directors and master trainers attended the workshop.
2 million tons is met through import of palm oil while remaining requirement is met through oil seed imports and local supplies as well.
He said: "In times of significant change in agriculture this offers a new and exciting market for oil seed rape.
Environment minister Elliot Morley said the decision on maize, beet and spring-sown oil seed rape would be announced after Whitehall had consulted with the UK's devolved administrations, including Wales.
The Biofuels Corporation has chosen the Seal Sands site as the base for its pounds 25m complex, developing renewable and greener fuels from crops such as oil seed rape.
Sixteen sites in England, and two more in Scotland, will be sown with winter oil seed rape.
The arrests came after 500 people held a rally to protest at the experimental oil seed rape.
Police moved in during a mass protest at a farm in Watlington, Oxfordshire, after which protesters in white decontamination suits began trampling the 25-acre field of GM oil seed rape.