Brassica napus

Brassica napus

Brassica Napusis a versatile cruciferous vegetable which belongs to the Brassica family just like broccoli and cabbage. It is found in the temperate areas of Europe, it was amongst the earliest grown crops in the region. From about thousands of years, the mustard plant has been quite popularly cultivated in North Africa, Asia, and Europe more like an herb, and was even popular amongst the ancient Greeks and Romans. Presently, it is grown in over 21 countries with major production happening in EU-27, Nepal, Canada, Ukraine, and India. Attributing to its flavor and therapeutic nature, usage of mustard is quite popular all around the globe with approx. 700 lbs getting consumed annually.

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