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According to a recent find, prehistoric chefs in modern day Denmark and Germany used mustard garlic as a food spice at least 6,000 years ago.
Many plants have developed spicy mechanisms that deter pests from munching on them. Mustard plants, in particular, have evolved their pungent flavor to effectively target and deter specific predators.
Invasive species such as kudzu, privet and garlic mustard can devastate ecosystems, and, until now, scientists had little reason to believe that native plants could mount a successful defense.
A plant in the Israeli desert has developed a ‘toxic mustard bomb’ which causes the spiny mouse that eats its berries to spit out the seeds like a child munching on watermelon.
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....
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
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