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Sunflower seeds

The reason for growing sunflowers for a crop, is for their seeds, from which a light, neutral-tasting, oil is extracted. The seeds are also added to health cereal mixes, being rich in B and E vitamins, plus Linoleic acid. If growing sunflowers for seed at home, it might be necessary to cover them with cheesecloth or fine netting, to protect them from the attention of birds.

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