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oilseed


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A wide variety of seeds are grown as a source of oils, e.g. cottonseed, sesame, groundnut, sunflower, soya, and nuts such as coconut, groundnut, and palm nut. After extraction of the oil the residue (oilseed cake or presscake) is a valuable source of protein, especially for animal feedingstuffs.

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