- Provides extensive information on the canola plant, including breeding, genetic engineering for trait development, and seed morphology and composition- Editors and contributors are global leaders in canola research and application- Offers a comprehensive overview of canola oil and meal composition, nutrition, and utilization
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CHAPTER 1: Origin, Distribution, and Production
CHAPTER 2: Botany and Plant Breeding
CHAPTER 3: Genetic Engineering Approaches for Trait Development in Brassica Oilseed Species
CHAPTER 4: Agronomy
CHAPTER 5: Seed Morphology, Composition, and Quality
CHAPTER 6: Processing
CHAPTER 7: Oil Composition and Properties
CHAPTER 8: Meal Nutrient Composition
CHAPTER 9: Oil Nutrition and Utilization
CHAPTER 10: Meal Nutrition and Utilization
CHAPTER 11: Industry Trade and Economics
Before his retirement in 2006, Jim Daun was Section Head, Oilseeds and Pulses, Canadian Grain Commission, Grain Research Laboratory, where he published over 200 research papers in the area of the quality of Canadian grains and oilseeds. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1975 at the University of Manitoba, Department of Plant Science, where he worked on the chemistry of rapeseed and canola. Daun is a long-time AOCS member and was AOCS president in 1997. He has been made an AOCS Fellow and has received the ADM award, the H. Dutton award, and the Bailey award. Daun was named an Eminent Scientist by the International Rapeseed Research Association (G.C.I.R.C.) in 2006. He also chaired the Canadian Advisory Committees for ISO/TC34/SC2 (oilseeds) and SC11 (fats and oils) and was active for most of his career on the Canadian committees recommending registration of new oilseed varieties. In 2002, Daun was awarded the Queen's Jubilee medal for his work in standards development. Since retirement, Daun has continued a small consulting business, AgriAnalytical Consulting.
Eskin, Michael N.A.
Dr. Michael Eskin is a professor in the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Human Ecology at University of Manitoba, Canada. He is the recipient of a number of prestigious awards for his lipid research including the Stephen S. Chang Award by the Institute of Food Technology, the Timothy Mounts Award and Alton E. Bailey Medal by the American Oil Chemists' Society, and the William J. Eva Award by the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology. In 2016 he was awarded the Order of Canada for his significant contributions to the success of the Canadian canola oil industry. Dr. Eskin has authored and contributed to 14 books, 60 chapters, and over 125 papers.
Dave Hickling is Vice President, Canola Utilization at the Canola Council of Canada. In this role, he manages canola utilization activity related to research and market development. Prior to joining the Canola Council of Canada in 2002, Hickling worked for the Canadian International Grains Institute from 1990 to 2002, as Director of Feed Technology. From 1981 to 1989, Hickling worked for Cargill Ltd. in their Nutrena Feeds Division, in feed sales, and as Senior Nutritionist in Canada.
Dave received a B.Sc. degree in biochemistry in 1976 and a M.Sc. degree in poultry and fish nutrition in 1981 from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada). He received a Ph.D. in poultry nutrition (biological modeling) in 1990 from the University of Manitoba.