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Taxon: Brassica napus L. subsp. napus

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 311781
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or Brassica napus Oil Rape Group]
Name Verified on: 10-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 89 (83 active, 62 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (for livestock & bird seed)
  • Fuels:
  • Human food:
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock) mammals (to livestock) mammals (to livestock)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult., especially in temperate regions)

References:

  1. Cheng, B. F. et al. 2001. Low glucosinolate Brassica juncea breeding line revealed to be nullisomic. Genome 44:738. Note: cites Brassica napus as one source of oilseed Brassica crops in Canada
  2. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Everest, S. L. 1981. Poisonous plants of Australia. Note: poisonous
  6. Hammer, K. et al. 2013. The wild and the grown - remarks on Brassica. Int. J. AgriSci. 3:453-480. Note: "mostly oilseed crop and fodder"
  7. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  8. Hasan, M. et al. 2006. Analysis of genetic diversity in the Brassica napus L. gene pool using SSR markers. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 53:793-802.
  9. Heenan, P. B. et al. 2007. Experimental hybridisation of Brassica species in New Zealand. New Zealand J. Bot. 45:53-66.
  10. Hegi, G. et al. 1986. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa 4(1):462. Note: ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966-
  11. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  13. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  14. Kunakh, V. A. et al. 2008. Mixoploidy in wild and cultivated species of Cruciferae capable of hybridizing with rapeseed Brassica napus. Cytol. & Genet. 42:204-209. Note: Translation of: Tsitologiya i genetika. Kiev
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  16. Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  17. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  18. McFerson, J. 1994. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  19. Musil, A. F. 1948. Distinguishing species of Brassica by their seeds. Misc. Publ. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 643:1-35.
  20. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Rosenthal, E. 2007. With measure of caution, Europe joins biofuel gold rush. Note: re. potential use as fuel substitute
  24. Rygulla, W. et al. 2007. Broadening the genetic basis of Verticillium longisporum resistance in Brassica napus by interspecific hybridization. Phytopathology 97:1391-1396.
  25. Snowdon, R. et al. 2005-. Oilseed crops. Chapter 7. Brassica oilseeds. Genetic resources, chromosome engineering, and crop improvement 4:195-230. Note: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton - London - New York
  26. Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Brassicaceae: Species checklist and database on CD-Rom. Pl. Syst. Evol. 259:249-258. Note: lists as Brassica napus subsp. napus
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  28. 1998. Federal Seed Act and Regulations, Agricultural and Vegetable Kind Lists, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch.

Check other web resources for Brassica napus L. subsp. napus :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?311781. Accessed 12 December 2019.