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Descriptor in English: Mustard Plant
Descriptor in Spanish: Planta de la Mostaza
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mostardeira
Descriptor in French: Moutarde (plante)
Entry term(s): Brassica juncea
Brassica nigra
Mustard
Mustard Plants
Mustards
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.157.200.500
Scope note: Any of several BRASSICA species that are commonly called mustard. Brassica juncea is brown or Chinese mustard, and Brassica nigra is black, brown, or red mustard. The plant is grown both for mustard seed from which oil is extracted or used as SPICES, and for its greens used as VEGETABLES or ANIMAL FEED. There is no relationship to MUSTARD COMPOUNDS. A species from a related genus SINAPIS ALBA is white mustard.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2004(1963)
See also the descriptors: Sinapis MeSH
DeCS UI: 9342
Descriptor UI: D009149
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Mustard Plant - Preferred
Concept UI M0014269
Scope note Any of several BRASSICA species that are commonly called mustard. Brassica juncea is brown or Chinese mustard, and Brassica nigra is black, brown, or red mustard. The plant is grown both for mustard seed from which oil is extracted or used as SPICES, and for its greens used as VEGETABLES or ANIMAL FEED. There is no relationship to MUSTARD COMPOUNDS. A species from a related genus SINAPIS ALBA is white mustard.
Preferred term Mustard Plant
Entry term(s) Mustard Plants
Brassica juncea - Narrower
Concept UI M0399544
Preferred term Brassica juncea
Brassica nigra - Narrower
Concept UI M0401324
Preferred term Brassica nigra
Mustard - Narrower
Concept UI M0479273
Preferred term Mustard
Entry term(s) Mustards



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