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Taxon: Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata L.

 
Genus: Brassica
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Brassiceae
Nomen number: 7672
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:667. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or B. oleracea Red Cabbage and White/Green Cabbage Groups]
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 08-May-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1270 (971 active, 459 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable
  • Medicines: folklore; potential as delivery system (for expressing vaccines and pharmaceuticals in an edible form)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (to livestock) mammals (to livestock) mammals (to livestock)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

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  6. Dias, J. S. 1995. Genetic relationships of Portuguese coles and other close related Brassica genotypes using nuclear RFLPs. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 42:363-369.
  7. Divaret, I. et al. 1999. RAPD markers on seed bulks efficiently assess the genetic diversity of a Brassica oleracea L. collection. Theor. Appl. Genet. 98:1029-1035.
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  49. Tanaka, N. & S. Niikura. 2006. Genetic analysis of the developmental characteristics related to the earliness of head formation in cabbage (Brassica oleracea). Breed. Sci. 56:147-153.
  50. Tanaka, N. et al. 2009. Inheritance of cabbage head formation in crosses of cabbage × ornamental cabbage and cabbage × kale. Pl. Breed. (New York) 128:471-477.
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  53. Wang, X. et al. 2000. An extended random primer amplified region (ERPAR) marker linked to a dominant male sterility gene in cabbage. Euphytica 112:267-273. Note: used plants derived from crosses between male sterile lines of Brassica oleracea var. capitata and a var. italica line to test a technique derived from RAPD
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  56. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata L. :

  • 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?id=7672. Accessed 20 October 2019.