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brassica

(brăs′ĭ-kă) [L. “cabbage”]
The family of vegetables that includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower.

brassica

any member of the family Brassicaceae or Cruciferae, particularly members of the genus Brassica, e.g. cabbage, swede.
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Brassica juncea is a widely known and available plant used as an oil source and green vegetable with multiple medicinal potentials.
There was a significant difference (P<0.05) in nitrate contents of morning and afternoon samples of Sorghum bicolor, Pennisetum glaucum, Zea mays, Avena sativa, Brassica campestris and Brassica rapa (Table I).
Brassica (Brassica rapa oleifera) is one of the important cash crops being one of the major source of edible oil grown in Pakistan (Amjad, 2014).
| Alternative forages: Multispecies swards and brassica fodder crops.
In recent past, a genome wise integration of Brassica maps has been constructed which will generate a novel data for rapeseed and Canola research (Wang et al., 2011).
Reddy and CABI provide a valuable service by pulling together the world's leading researchers on Brassica oil seed pests, and publishing the most significant publication on this subject to date.
Brassica vegetables are nutritious with high levels of vitamin C, fiber, and carotenoids.
I often broadcast the blend of radishes, wheat and brassicas over a stand of soybeans.
Broccoli and related vegetables in the Brassica family are loaded with health-promoting compounds known as phenolics.
Control comprises Buffalo dung and Eisenia foetida only; Treatment T1 comprises Buffalo dung and Brassica juncea cake without earthworms whereas treatment T2 contains earthworms alongwith Buffalo dung and Brassica juncea cake.
The allelopathic potential of different plants as sorghum, sunflower, brassica, and mulberry has been reported in various studies (Jabran et al., 2015; Jabran and Farooq, 2013) that can be sprayed just like insecticides (Farooq et al., 2011).
Keeping in view strong direct effect of total glucosinolates and moderate direct effect of linolenic acid, these quality parameters could also serve for the selection of lines with low erucic acid in Brassica breeding programs.