Vegetables I pp 151-186 | Cite as

Cauliflower and Broccoli

  • Ferdinando Branca
Part of the Handbook of Plant Breeding book series (HBPB, volume 1)

Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) and broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) are traditional European crops that have become widespread in Asia in recent decades whereas their presence in Europe has been quite stable. Statistical data on cauliflower are available, whereas for broccoli they are merged with those of cauliflower and with cabbage, and so its trends are not easy to determine.


Male Sterility Anther Culture Brassica Oleracea Brassica Species Microspore Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferdinando Branca
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di OrtoFloroArboricultura e Tecnologie Agroalimentari (DOFATA)Università di CataniaCataniaItaly

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