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Taxon: Brassica carinata A. Braun

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 7642
Place of publication: Flora 24:267. 1841
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [of origin Brassica oleracea × B. nigra]
  • • valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 03-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 82 (80 active, 77 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder
  • Food additives:
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Food Feed Crops US, leaves & stems eaten)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia


References:

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  3. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  4. FitzJohn, R. G. et al. 2007. Hybridisation within Brassica and allied genera: evaluation of potential for transgene escape. Euphytica 158:209-230. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Brassica+carinata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Jiang, Y. et al. 2007. Genetic diversity of Brassica carinata with emphasis on the interspecific crossability with B. rapa. Pl. Breed. (New York) 126:487-491.
  7. Kalia, P. 2009. Chapter 16. Genetic improvement in vegetable crucifers. Biology and breeding of Crucifers 310-342. Note: CRC Press, Hoboken
  8. Li, M. et al. 2006. Intersubgenomic heterosis in rapeseed production with a partial new-typed Brassica napus containing subgenome Ar from B. rapa and Cc from Brassica carinata. Crop Sci. (Madison) 46:234-242.
  9. Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  11. Márquez-Lema, A. et al. 2008. Development and characterisation of a Brassica carinata inbred line incorporating genes for low glucosinolate content from B. juncea. Euphytica 164:365-375. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  12. Nagpal, R. et al. 2008. Molecular systematics of Brassica and allied genera in subtribes Brassicinae, Raphaninae, Moricandiinae, and Cakilinae (Brassicaceae, tribe Brassiceae); the organization and evolution of ribosomal gene families. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 157:545-557.
  13. Nieuwhof, M. 1969. Cole crops. 12.
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  15. Prakash, S. & K. Hinata. 1980. Taxonomy, cytogenetics and origin of crop brassicas, a review. Opera Bot. 55:14,27.
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Scheffler, J. A. & P. J. Dale. 1994. Opportunities for gene transfer from transgenic oilseed rape (Brassica napus) to related species. Transgenic Res. 2:263-278.
  18. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 8:100-104.
  19. 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
  20. Snowdon, R. et al. 2007. Chapter 2. Oilseed rape. Genome mapping and molecular breeding in plants (7 vols.) Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. 2:55-114. Note: this review cites the study by Rashid et al. (1994, Pl Breed 112:127-134.) on transmission of the yellow seed color from Brassica carinata to B. napus through crosses between B. carinata and B. juncea
  21. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  22. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  23. Warwick, S. I. et al. 2006. Genetic variation of Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun) germplasm in western Canada. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 53:297-312.
  24. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Brassica carinata A. Braun :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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?id=7642. Accessed 18 November 2019.