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Crambe


Overview

Crambe (CRAM bee) is an oilseed crop from the mustard family, which includes crops such as rapeseed (canola and industrial rapeseed oil) and tame mustard. Except for industrial rapeseed, crambe is the only commercial source of erucic acid, a fatty acid, in the United States. Global preference for rapeseed oil and the lack of processing facilities have stalled production in the United States.  August 2012 ...  Crambe

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Related Links

Crambe, Other Crops: 2007 and 2002, 2007 Census of Agriculture - State Data, National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA, 2009.

 

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