mustard family

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Aphids aren't much bothered by sinigrin, so when choosing between two plants in the mustard family, they attack the larger one.
The scientists were able to insert two genes from the common bacterium Escherichia coli that allow a member of the mustard family called Arabidopsis to tolerate arsenic, which is usually lethal to plants.
The scientists have induced the leaves of Arabidopsis thaliana, a member of the mustard family, to form various shapes by manipulating the two genes, said Hirokazu Tsukaya of the National Institute for Basic Biology in the city of Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture.
Watercress is a part of the mustard family and has a delicious light peppery taste.
The two we have heard about are an organic range of gluten-free chutneys in two varieties - Date and orange, and Apricot and sultana, and a new mustard family comprising three flavours - Garlic, Green peppercorn, and Horseradish.
It is already being used to annotate parts of the genomes of five eukaryotic organisms, including humans, nematodes, fruit flies and a plant in the mustard family.
His vegetables include mostly the mustard family, with collards, broccoli, cabbage, Swiss chard and lettuce.
Working with Arabidopsis, a member of the mustard family considered an excellent model for plant research, the team of Fromm, plant molecular biologist Zoya Avramova and post-doctoral fellow Yong Ding compared the reaction of plants that had been previously stressed by withholding water to those not previously stressed.
Most recently, Sandroni served as Director of Production and Logistics at Sustainable Oils, where he oversaw the production of Camelina sativa, a member of the mustard family that is closely related to canola, for innovative bio-fuel applications such as jet fuel for the U.
Boc choi, also known as pac choi and by other names, is a green in the mustard family.
A member of the mustard family Brassicaceae, garlic mustard got its name because its leaves, when crushed, smell like garlic.
At the centre of the Durham research is a weed, Arabidopsis, which is a member of the mustard family and a close relative of shepherd's purse.
As I write this article, my mustard family greens are riddled with holes from the flea beetle, and the edible weeds such as lambs quarter are showing no signs of damage from the beetles or the drought.
This shin-high member of the mustard family thrives on the sandy margins of lakes and along the Atlantic shore.