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Descriptor English: Brassica
Descriptor Spanish: Brassica
Descriptor Portuguese: Brassica
Descriptor French: Brassica
Entry term(s): Broccoli
Brussel Sprout
Cabbage
Cabbages
Cauliflower
Collard Green
Collard Greens
Kale
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.157.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001937
Scope note: A plant genus of the family Cruciferae. It contains many species and cultivars used as food including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, kale, collard greens, MUSTARD PLANT; (B. alba, B. junica, and B. nigra), turnips (BRASSICA NAPUS) and rapeseed (BRASSICA RAPA).
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EC economics
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Plants (1966-1977)
Plants, Edible (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 1962
Unique ID: D001937
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Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/27
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Brassica - Preferred
Concept UI M0002892
Scope note A plant genus of the family Cruciferae. It contains many species and cultivars used as food including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, kale, collard greens, MUSTARD PLANT; (B. alba, B. junica, and B. nigra), turnips (BRASSICA NAPUS) and rapeseed (BRASSICA RAPA).
Preferred term Brassica
Broccoli - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002895
Preferred term Broccoli
Brussel Sprout - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002897
Preferred term Brussel Sprout
Kale - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002896
Preferred term Kale
Cauliflower - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002898
Preferred term Cauliflower
Collard Green - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002900
Preferred term Collard Green
Entry term(s) Collard Greens
Cabbage - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002893
Preferred term Cabbage
Entry term(s) Cabbages



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