Definitions

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  • proper noun An alternative name for Brassicaceae. A taxonomic family within the order Brassicales — the mustard or cabbage family.

Etymologies

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Latin crux ("cross") (from the shape of the flowers) + fero ("I bear")

Examples

  • The local source can be divided into two categories: species that are characteristic of lowland rain forest, such as Dipterocarpaceae, Bombacaceae, and the genus Ficus (figs), and those that have a large global latitudinal distribution such as pines, Cruciferae (e.g., mustard), Theaceae (e.g., tea), and tree ferns.

    Sumatran montane rain forests

  • Vegetables from Cruciferae family like Cabbage, Broccoli, Turnip etc also contain goitrogens.

    GOITROGENS & ENDEMIC GOITER

  • • The crucifer family Cruciferae, which gets its name from the tiny cross you can see if you look at a recently sprouted seed.

    Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

  • • The crucifer family Cruciferae, which gets its name from the tiny cross you can see if you look at a recently sprouted seed.

    Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

  • Br.ssica carinata A.Br. Cruciferae (Br.ssicaceae) syn: B. integrifolia (Wes.)

    Chapter 7

  • Remarks: Many Kenyan species of the family Cruciferae

    Chapter 7

  • This may be due partly to the minor crop status of both crops in this region, but other Cruciferae, such as canola (Brassica napus L. or Brassica campestris L.), are also candidates for this type of strip intercrop system with sunflower.

    1. Green manure crops in irrigated and rainfed lowland rice-based cropping systems in south Asia.

  • The text is devoted to roots and tubers, reflecting the importance which still exists in some Andean regions of the numerous members of the Cannaceae, Leguminosae, Cruciferae, Solanaceae, Basellaceae and other families which have edible roots or tubers.

    1. Lost crops of the incas.

  • Coriandrum sativum cowpea (asparagus bean, black-eyed pea, yard-long bean), Vigna unguiculata cucumber, Cucumis sativus cucurbits, Cucurbitaceae family cumin, Cuminum cyminum crucifers, Cruciferae family date palm.

    14. Saving seeds for planting

  • Rapeseed and mustardseed are both obtained from species of Brassica in the family of the Cruciferae which includes some 160 species, mainly annual and biannual herbs.

    1. Oil Plants and their Potential Use

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