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Oilseed research is being conducted on the following varieties: Camelina, Canola, Safflower, Indian Brown Mustard/B.Juncea, straight vegetable oil and other alternative oilseed crops.

Research is being done on a variety of uses for these crops including biofuel, health benefits and other trials. Each crop and project has been given a dedicated page with updated results and information.


Oilseed Variety Trials

High Plains Journal- Spring Crops Report


Winter Canola:

Spring Canola:


Brassica Carinata or Yellow Mustard

Oilseed Reports:

Oilseed Projects:

Straight Vegetable Oil:

Alternative Oilseed Crops:


Seed into Diesel Project - Progress Report 2007

Related Links
Colorado State University
Colorado State University Extension
Department of Soil & Crop Sciences
Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station
College of Agricultural Sciences

Related Publications
Factors Affecting the Composition and Use of Camelina
Camelina Sativa, A Montana Omega-3 and Fuel Crop
Camelina: A Promising low-input Oilseed
Improvement of Camelina Sativa, an Under-exploited oilseed
Indian Brown Mustard Production
Crucifer Flea Beetle
Elsbett SVO Kit
Guide for Producing Dryland Camelina in Eastern CO
Spring Camelina Production Guide for the Central High Plains