From brussel sprouts to wasabi: crops in the Brassica family

From brussel sprouts to wasabi: crops in the Brassica family

Fall is the time for brassicas.

There are more than 3,200 species in this family worldwide including many of our common crop plants like wasabi, kale and turnips.  Some of the oldest crop plants are brassicas, and over centuries lots of variation has occurred resulting in a diversity of tastes, textures and growing habits.

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