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Easy guide 007: Oilseeds

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Year of Publication2003

Oilseed rape or canola is a Brassica crop, like cabbage, swede and turnip. It has been grown in England since the 16th century and has prospered because it is the highest yielding oilseed crop adapted to our climate.

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