Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution

, Volume 52, Issue 5, pp 635–639

“Mugnoli”: a Neglected Race of Brassica oleracea L. from Salento (Italy)

  • G. Laghetti
  • F. Martignano
  • V. Falco
  • S. Cifarelli
  • Th. Gladis
  • K. Hammer
Notes on neglected and underutilised crops

DOI: 10.1007/s10722-005-8511-4

Cite this article as:
Laghetti, G., Martignano, F., Falco, V. et al. Genet Resour Crop Evol (2005) 52: 635. doi:10.1007/s10722-005-8511-4
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Abstract

“Mugnoli”, a neglected race of Brassica oleracea L., is described from Southern Italy (Salento, Apulia). In this race, the young inflorescences together with a few leaves are harvested for use as a cooking vegetable. “Mugnoli” might be considered as an early step in the evolution of broccoli (B. oleracea L. var. italica Plenck).

Keywords

“Mugnoli”Agricultural biodiversityBrassica oleraceaCollectionNiche cropSalento

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Laghetti
    • 1
  • F. Martignano
    • 1
  • V. Falco
    • 1
  • S. Cifarelli
    • 1
  • Th. Gladis
    • 2
  • K. Hammer
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Plant Genetics (IGV)C.N.R.BariItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Crop ScienceUniversity of KasselWitzenhausenGermany