Brassica rapa

Renate A Wesselingh sbu4rw at rulsfb.LeidenUniv.nl
Fri Jul 8 06:22:20 EST 1994


Another Brassica species that is grown for its oily seed in the Netherlands
is Brassica napus, which probably is a hybrid (allopolyploidous) of B. rapa
and B. oleracea. This last species is `the real' cabbage (e.g. red cabbage,
brussels sprouts).

Source of information: the Dutch Flora (Heukels' Flora van Nederland, 21st
edition, 1990)

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Renate A. Wesselingh ..................................................|
Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences .....................|
Leiden University, PO Box 9516, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands .......|
sbu4RW at rulsfb.LeidenUniv.nl ...........................................|



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