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Vegetable brassicas and related crucifers

Author: Geoffrey R Dixon
Publisher: Wallingford : CABI, 1206.
Series: Crop production science in horticulture series, 14
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Brassica crops provide the greatest diversity of products derived from a single genus. As vegetables they deliver leaves, flowers, stems and roots that are used either fresh or in processed forms. This book covers the Occidental crops derived from B. oleracea (cole or cabbage group) and Oriental types from B. rapa (Chinese cabbage and its relatives). Both groups are of immense importance for human nutrition,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey R Dixon
ISBN: 0851993958 9780851993959
OCLC Number: 192137762
Description: XII, 327 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1: Origins and Diversity of Brassica and its Relatives 2: Breeding, Genetics and Models 3: Seed and Seedling Management 4: Developmental Physiology 5: Crop Agronomy 6: Competitive Ecology and Sustainable Production 7: Pests and Pathogens 8: Post Harvest Quality and Value
Series Title: Crop production science in horticulture series, 14
Responsibility: Geoffrey R Dixon.

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This book covers the Occidental crops derived from B. oleracea (cole or cabbage group) and Oriental types from B. rapa (Chinese cabbage and its relatives). Both groups are of immense importance for  Read more...

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