cruciferous vegetable

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Related to Brassicaceae: family Brassicaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Lamiaceae, Solanaceae

cruciferous vegetable

Nutrition
Any of a family of indole-rich vegetables (e.g., broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and mustard), which have anti-tumour-promoting activity in laboratory animals; colon cancer is associated with decreased consumption of cruciferous vegetables.

cruciferous vegetable

A family of vegetables (including broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower) named for their cross-shaped flowers. People who eat a diet rich in these vegetables are found to have a decreased incidence of cardiovascular diseases, strokes, and cancer, among other illnesses.
See also: vegetable
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The results obtained demonstrate (1) a part of the route that pollen tubes need to follow to reach the ovules, (2) the strong promotive effect of pistil and ovule tissue on pollen germination and tube growth, and (3) the dependance of proper fertilization on the appropriate developmental stage of Brassicaceae flowers.
Straw incorporated together with the biomass of white clover and Italian rye-grass mixture or Brassicaceae plants also tended to increase the total humic acids content.
Caryophyllaceae * Agrostemma githago Cerastium arvense Cerastium holosteoides Scleranthus annuus Silene alba Silene vulgares Stellarea graminea Stellarea media Spergula arvensis Lychnis Lychnis fos-cuculi Plantago major/media t Plantagalanceolata Brassicaceae * Brassica campestres Thlaspi arvense Capsella bursa pastores Chenopodiaceae * Chenopodium album Atriplex prostrata Polygonum sp.
The cover shows a cornucopia of crops from the Brassicaceae family, among them: broccoli, kale, radish, turnip, watercress, and various forms of cabbage.
A Molecular polymorphic analysis of Brassicaceae outgroups for use in phylogeny studies with Arabidopsis thaliana.
It is an extract of fermented and hydrolyzed proteins from Brassicaceae (mustard family) Researchers have shown by colorimetric assay of tyrosinase enzyme activity using L-DOPA substrate that Brassicaceae extract application to the cells decreased tyrosinase activity in a dose-dependent manner, starting at 1% of the extract and reaching a plateau at 7%.
Ontario, Canada) and McGill University (Quebec, Canada) have patented lipo Chitooligosaccharide (LCO) [NodBj-V(C18:1,Mefuc)] isolated from Bradyrhizobium japonicum strain 532C which stimulates seed germination/seedling emergence, or in the case of potato, sprouting, of a number of crop plants representing eight distantly related plant families (Poaceae, Fabaceae, Brassicaceae, Cucurbitaceac, Malvaceae, Asteraceae, Chenopodiaceae and Solanaceae) of plants, at 25 and/or at 15[degrees] C.
But the long-term effects of regularly consuming these compounds in vegetables belonging to the Brassicaceae (Cabbage family) might certainly be beneficial in reducing a decline in acetylcholine levels in the central nervous system.
Important families: Brassicaceae, Capparidaceae, Resedaceae.
Glucosinolates (mustard oils) from Brassicaceae plants were to be examined for their weed suppression capabilities when used as cover crops in a bell pepper production system.
Camelina sativa (false flax), is a flowering plant in the Brassicaceae family, which includes other oilseeds such as mustard and rapeseed.
I will combine physical mapping approaches (molecular cytogenetic and optical mapping) and sequence analysis to characterize and compare genomic collinearity (synteny) between genomes of Brassicaceae, Cleomaceae and Solanaceae species.