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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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Rodriguez Lopez et al., "A Hypomethylated population of Brassica rapa for forward and reverse Epi-genetics," BMC Plant Biology, vol.
Tsukada, "Linkage analysis of RFLP markers for clubroot resistance and pigmentation in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa ssp.
Genome-Wide Fractionation and Identification of WRKY Transcription Factors in Chinese Cabbage (Brassica rapa ssp.
En Brassica rapa, los mayores valores de acumulacion de plomo, zinc y cadmio fueron obtenidos en las raices con el tratamiento de 100% de relave de mina.
** Rapid-cycling Brassica rapa (Wisconsin Fast Plants; Carolina Biological Supply Company)
Drug composition and preparation: Grate Acacia rugata Merr., Brassica rapa L., Oryza sativa Linn., and root of Xanthophyllum glaucum Wall.and it will be ready for oral medicine.
Trace metals in eight different medicinal plants commonly available in Karachi namely Azadirachta indica (Neem), Syzygium aromaticum (Clove), Murraya koenigii (Curry Leaves), Trachyspermum ammi (Ajowan), Foeniculum vulgare (Fennal), Brassica oleracea (Cabbage), Brassica rapa (Turnip), and Pipper nigrum (Black pepper) have been quantitatively analyzed using Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy and Flame Photometry.
This enables scientists to apply the insights they gain by sequencing one species, such as Brassica rapa to improving the breeding efficiency of a range of crops essential to ensuring global food security.
It is in the same genus as the turnip - Brassica rapa.
While the main diseases of concern affecting Brassica crops like cabbage are white mold, black rot and downy mildew (The Ohio State University Extension, 2009), certain strains of Erysiphe cruciferarum are known to infect Brassica rapa (turnip and broccoli raab) and Brassica napus (canola) (Karakaya et al., 1993; Koike et al., 1997).