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  • n. Plural form of oilseed.

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Examples

  • The company's problems appeared to stem from wheat merchandising, as Chief Executive Patricia Woertz said the company was "positioned well" in oilseeds and corn.

    ADM Profit Drops 30%

  • Some legumes like peanuts and soybeans are also called oilseeds because of their high vegetable oil content.

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  • Sanjit Das/The Wall Street Journal Some farmers have switched to crops that require less water, such as oilseeds and coarse cereals.

    Parched in India

  • The country's June-September monsoon season is important for summer-sown crops such as oilseeds, rice, cotton and sugar cane, as 60% of the fields are rain-fed.

    Monsoon May Remain Active in Many Parts Except Northwest

  • India's June-September monsoons are important for the country's summer-sown crops such as oilseeds, rice and sugarcane, as around 60% of the crop is rain-fed.

    Monsoon Likely to Hit Kerala on May 26

  • In India, where 60% of farmland is rain-fed, the June-September monsoon is crucial, especially for summer-sown crops such as oilseeds, rice and sugar cane.

    India's Economy May Grow at Least 7%

  • Even a late revival in rains in mid-August have hit crops after many farmers had switched to those that require less water, such as oilseeds and coarse cereals.

    Uttar Pradesh Farmers Among Worst Hit by Drought

  • In these states, the delayed monsoon has already adversely affected sowing of key crops such as oilseeds, pulses, coarse cereals and cotton, which is normally complete by June

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  • That has been clarified by the CSO's (Central Statistical Organisation) press note that 80% of the agricultural production that has been picked up in the second quarter really relate to things like fruits, vegetables and so forth and do not relate to rice, pulses, oilseeds which is what were hit by the drought.

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  • That prediction ignited concerns as nearly a third of the seasonal rains are received in July, with many observers saying it could hit the sowing of staple crops such as rice, oilseeds, pulses and sugarcane.

    India Monsoon Rains Seen Close to Normal

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