Vegetable Brassicas and Related Crucifers
G R Dixon
Number 14 in the Crop Production Science in Horticulture Series.
Paperback 416 pp ISBN 9780851993959
The Brassica crops provide the greatest diversity of products derived from a single genus.
As vegetables they deliver leaves, flowers, stems and roots that are used either fresh or in processed forms.
This book covers the Occidental crops derived from B. oleracea (cole or cabbage group) and Oriental types from
B. rapa (Chinese cabbage and its relatives).
Both groups are of immense importance for human nutrition, containing vital
vitamins and cancer preventing substances.
Of interest to those in horticulture and plant biology.
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