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oilseed rape

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
oilseed rapeoil‧seed rape /ˌɔɪlsiːd ˈreɪp/ noun [uncountable]  HBPrape2(3)
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oilseed rapeThis year it hopes for 25 fields for maize and oilseed rape and 30 for either sugar or fodder beet.The sites for planting genetically modified maize and oilseed rape have to be announced in advance.This would be valuable for those crops processed before use, eg, oilseed rape, sugar beet or soya beans.Arable farmers who applied last year for oilseed rape subsidy will already be familiar with the way the map should be completed.Take our oilseed rape, for instance.Crawley will compare the ecology of engineered and conventional varieties of three crops: potatoes, oilseed rape and sugar beet.Despite saturating the area with herbicide, he found rogue oilseed rape plants thriving in ditches and around telephone poles.Those include a 27 % N, 12 % S spring blend for supplying sulphur to oilseed rape and cereals.
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