Latest Brassica Stories

2010-12-15 20:01:00

REGINA, Saskatchewan, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clean Power Concepts Inc.

2010-11-18 14:34:28

Researchers have uncovered the genetic basis of remarkable broad-spectrum resistance to a viral infection that, in some parts of the world, is the most important pathogen affecting leafy and arable brassica crops including broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, swede and oilseed rape.

2010-10-21 07:30:00

KALININGRAD, Russia and NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Russia-based agro-industrial company Sodrugestvo Group reported a strong increase in net profit in its 2010 fiscal year ending June 30, 2010.

2010-10-12 16:59:05

Winter canola might soon be the crop of choice for Pacific Northwest farmers, thanks to research by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their partners.

2010-08-24 11:07:00

World Heart Federation and CanolaInfo Team Up to Promote Smart Eating for the Heart CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the world, accounting for about a third (more than 17 million) of all lost lives.

2010-08-06 16:08:00

Volunteer Canola of All Types Expected and Controllable WASHINGTON, Aug.

2010-07-01 07:00:00

KALININGRAD, Russia and NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodrugestvo Group (www.sodrugestvo.com), a fast-growing agro-industrial company headquartered in Kaliningrad, Russia, has entered the U.S.

2009-11-21 08:30:55

Surplus biomass from the production of flax shives, and generated from Brassica carinata, a yellow-flowered plant related to those which engulf fields in spring, can be used to produce bioethanol.

2009-11-10 11:04:00

GREAT FALLS, Mont., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Camelina Trade Association (NACTA) today announced the achievement of another milestone in its efforts to build camelina production and marketing opportunities for growers.

Latest Brassica Reference Libraries

2009-04-28 15:40:33

Brassica tournefortii is a species of mustard plant that is more commonly known as Asian, African and Sahara mustard. It is very similar to other mustard species blooming annually with long stems reaching just over 3 feet in length, but the flowers are a duller yellow. Indigenous to North Africa and the Middle East, this species was transported accidentally to the United States by humans. It grows abundantly in the Sonoran and Mojave Deserts and in hot valleys of southern California....

2009-04-28 15:37:54

Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit

2009-04-28 15:35:18

Brassica oleracea is indigenous to the coastal areas of southern and western Europe and is often referred to as Wild Mustard. It is tolerant of salt and lime in the soil of its native lands. The plant grows tall and blooms biennially. Large sturdy leaves act as water storage. Once the plant is two years old a tall stem measuring 3 - 7 feet in height grows bearing a cluster of yellow flowers. This plant is flush with nutrients like vitamin C. Cultivars of this plant are categorized into...

2005-07-14 01:34:13

The Small White butterfly (Pieris rapae) flies April-May and July-August. It is sometimes known as the Cabbage White because its caterpillars feed on cabbages. Its underwings are yellowish with black speckles, upper are creamy white with dark tips. The female has two dark spots. It is more common than the Large White. The scientific name Artogeia rapae has been applied to this species in the past and may still be found, but it is now generally accepted to be a member of the Pieris genus....

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