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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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Antifungal activity of brassicaceous members could be attributed to the production of secondary plant products glucosinolates (Al-Gendy et al., 2010; Sun et al., 2011).
In addition, trichomes were found to be inducible, with increasing numbers on the new growth of damaged plants; however, costs of trichome production in other brassicaceous plants have not been detected, even in statistically powerful selection experiments ([dot{A}]gren and Schemske 1993).
Given the sensitivity of conifer seedlings to MITC, the impact of brassicaceous cover crops on crop germination and stunting cannot be discounted and should be considered in future experiments involving brassicaceous species for pathogen control.
This fungus is an obligate biotrophic fungus that specializes on Brassicaceous species and is distributed worldwide (Koch and Slusarenko, 1990).
Plutella xylostella is likely attracted to its brassicaceous host plants by chemical (olfactory/gustatory) and physical (tactile/visual) stimuli [10,1,15,3].
(1994) demonstrated that the Brassicaceous herb Thlaspi caerulescens could be used to extract Zn from contaminated soil.
The research plot was a plowed, disturbed site where several weedy brassicaceous plants had been growing for several years.
Effect of temperature on life table parameters of Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) on two brassicaceous host plants.
Larval survival, host plant preferences and developmental responses of the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) on wild brassicaceous species.