Brassica rapa

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Synonyms for Brassica rapa

widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root

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Isolation of the Metallothionein Gene from White Mustard, Brassica rapa var parachinensis: Adv.
Effects of the ethanol extract of the roots of Brassica rapa on glucose and lipid metabolism in C57BL/KsJ-db/db mice.
The Wisconsin Fast Plants group has used Pieris rapae, the cabbage white butterfly, as a model organism to demonstrate the interdependence of these butterflies and rapid-cycling Brassica rapa, or the Fast Plant, developed by Paul Williams at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Williams & Hill, 1986).
Brassica rapa, turnip) is an annual herbaceous plant that grows in abandoned fields and on the borders of cultivated Br.
The turnip is brassica rapa, which has a short growing season and is harvested in summer/ autumn.
The Brassica rapa species has also been divided and includes the Chinensis group, pak-choi, Chinese mustard and Chinese white cabbage; the Pekinensis group, pe-tsai and celery cabbage and the Rapifera group, the turnips and rapini.
Lectures: shelf-life monitoring and modelling by e-nose and image-analysis; shelf-life study of packed industrial Ricotta cheese; Volatile compounds as indicators of microbial spoilage; Influence of the oxygen barrier properties of the package on the shelf-life of extra virgin olive oil; Water vapour barrier properties of biodegradable films; shelf-life of Brassica Rapa L.
The report summary on the Defra website said that commercial-scale releases of GM oilseed rape in the future could pollinate other crops and brassica rapa (wild turnip).