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Brassica juncea var. multiceps

Common Name(s): Chicken mustard
Family: Brassicaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days:
Abs.Max=81° (F)    
Abs.Min=41° (F)
Precipitation: 30 to 80 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6 to 7.2
Soil Texture/Type: Sandy loams
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Not drought tolerant. Prefers a heavy soil, and a fairly high stable temperature.
Phytothora, Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Anthrachose, Rust
Food - vegetable


Geographical Origin:
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