Camelina sativa | Gold-of-pleasure | Caimilín
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021
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It has been traditionally cultivated as an oilseed crop to produce vegetable oil and animal feed. There is ample archaeological evidence to show it has been grown in Europe for at least 3,000 years. The crop is now being researched due to its exceptionally high levels (up to 45%) of omega-3 fatty acids, which is uncommon in vegetable sources.