NRC: Science sends Mustard Seeds to New Heights

Brassica carinata or “carinata” is an industrial oilseed mustard crop that has become a star in the aerospace and agricultural arenas. It can be sustainably produced in the semi-arid conditions of the southern Prairies not suited for other oilseed crops. With support from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), Saskatchewan-based Agrisoma Biosciences Inc. has successfully demonstrated commercial-scale cultivation and processing of carinata, and expects to bring new products to market in record time.
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