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Brassicaceae

[‚bras·ə′kās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
An equivalent name for the Cruciferae.
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cruciferous vegetables

cruciferous vegetables

Like brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, mustard and horseradish, contain -Sulforaphane which detoxifies carcinogens and inhibits tumors. Colon cancer might be cut in half by eating lots of broccoli. Even more powerful are broccoli sprouts (up to 50x more powerful than mature broccoli) Cruciferous contain DIM (di-indolylmethane) a plant indole that’s really good at balancing hormones- it increases good estrogen metabolites and antioxidant properties that protect the heart and brain. It's fat soluble, so it's best taken with a light meal with some kind of healthy fat or oil. Do NOT mix with fruit or sugar. Structurally similar to estrogen, DIM helps fight breast cancer, PMS, and low sex drive in men. It helps fight hormone-driven cancers, good for prostate and uterine issues, promotes weight loss, boosts male performance, helps fight H. Pylori infection involved w stomach ulcers and cancers. One way to identify a plant from the mustard family (all of which are edible) is the flowers have 4 petals with 6 stamens–4 tall and 2 short.
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The group found that 3-day-old sprouts of cultivars of certain crucifers contained 10-100 times higher concentration of GRN than the corresponding mature plants [49].
Therefore, spinosad (Entrust[R]) and pyrethrum (PyGanic[R]) are currently recommended for management of this pest in organic crucifer vegetable production in Alabama.
The diamond-back moth, which feeds on crucifers, also comes in on southerly winds in the spring, but later generations spread by local flight.
It was written by a member of the Augustinian order and presented by the ancient confraternity of the Crucifers.
1992), which is regarded as a classic example of chemical defense in terrestrial crucifers (Feeny 1977, Louda and Mole 1991).
Oomycetes, Albuginaceae) is an obligately biotrophic intercellular parasite that attacks the leaves, stems, and flowers of many crucifers.
These vegetables are also called crucifers, because of their cross-shaped flower petals.
Pest is a serious problem on chick pea tomato squash roses crucifers and vegetable crops in Pakistan.
olives###radishes crucifers (cabbage cauliflower broccoli etc.
This species belongs to Cruciferae, or crucifers, a large plant family consisting of many species including edible types such as the mustards, horseradish, turnips, rutabagas, and many forms of Chinese vegetables, watercress and others.
Harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) development on three crucifers and feeding damage on broccoli.
Non-legumes include all other cover crops: grasses such as small grains, various millets, annual and perennial rye, and sorghum-sudangrass hybrids; crucifers such as mustards, rape and forage radish; and buckwheat.