is grown as an edible oilseed. It is similar in appearance to cabbage
being a member of the same plant family. As with linseed, rape is a
cotyledonous plant and presents a problem when controlling
weeds. Furthermore, because it is a succulent leafy plant, it
or not to grow rapeseed depends on the expected market factors which
is largely determined by the world price for vegetable oil. Forward
contracts need to be made with oilseed crushers.