mustard family

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The flavour of pak choy is very mild with a hint of tangy bite which betrays its place in the mustard family.
Watercress, also in the mustard family, looks somewhat similar but grows in waterways and not on land.
The empty and marginal fields throughout the Algoma district could be used to grow pennycress, a seed from the mustard family that contains 30 per cent oil when crushed.
Like other members of the mustard family, Brassica nigra produces strong-flavored substances that can discourage indiscriminant grazers such as slugs.
In Denmark, for instance, scientists have genetically modified Thale cress, a fast-growing green plant from the mustard family, to turn red whenever its roots are exposed to nitrogen dioxide, a gas released into soil by degrading mines.
19 for 100g have been a huge hit with shoppers following a University of Ulster report that the peppery member of the mustard family boosts the immune system.
A member of the mustard family, watercress has a pleasingly pungent flavor and crisp texture.
A member of the mustard family (Brassicaceae), the Zapata bladderpod is one of many plant species with ranges that straddle the Mexico/United States border.
A similar situation occurs when herbicides are applied to control volunteer canula, rapeseed, mustard, or weeds of the mustard family while the insect is still in the larval stage.
Wasabi (Wasabia japonica) is a crucifer plant in the mustard family harvested for its underground fibrous stem (rhizome, to be botanically correct).
A MEMBER of the mustard family, they were first cultivated in China and so highly regarded by ancient Greeks that gold replicas were made.
Scientists have worked on Arabidopsis thaliana, a small plant in the mustard family of no particular agronomic interest, which has nevertheless been used for some twenty years by scientists as a study model.
The campaign is also being supported by Norfolk MP Norman Lamb, the Mayor of Cromer Keith Johnson, and the Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk Sir Timothy Colman, of the Colman's mustard family, who has promised to take up the issue with the Queen, a cousin of his wife's.
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.