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Related to Brassica oleracea: Brassica oleracea acephala, wild cabbage
Drug slang A regional term for marijuana
Nutrition A cruciferous plant—Brassica oleracea—which resembles cauliflower. High dietary consumption of cruciferous vegetables is thought to reduce the incidence of colorectal carcinoma
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Zietz et al., "The effect of temperature and radiation on flavonol aglycones and flavonol, glycosides of kale (Brassica oleracea var.
* ISOLATION DISTANCE: Collards require isolation of at least 'A mile from any Brassica oleracea plants to save pure seeds.
Variation in Brassica oleracea resistance to diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae).
Scientific name Common name Vegetables Pisum sativae Garden pea Lactuca sativa Lettuce cv butterhead Brassica oleraceae cv Acephala Kale Phaseolus vulgaris Green bean Daucus carota Carrot Brassicae oleracea cv Capitata Cabbage Brassica oleracea cv Gemmifera Brussels sprouts Allium cepeae Onion Cucumis sativa Cucumber Allium sativum Garlic Brassica oleracea cv Acephala Collards Solanum melongea Eggplant Solanum lycopersicum Tomato Capsicum annuum Bell pepper Apium graveolens Celery Abelmoschus esculentus Okra Foeniculum vulgare Fennel Zea mays Sweet corn Ornamental plants Nerium oleander Oleander Hippeastratum sp.
Various members of the Brassica oleracea family have been reported to have antihyperglycemic effects.