Chinese cabbage

Chinese cabbage

Scientific name: Brassica chinensis

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)

Kingdom        : Plantae

Division          : Magnoliophyta

Class               : Magnoliopsida

Subclass          : Dilleniidae

Order              : Capparales

Family            : Brassicaceae

Genus             : Brassica

Species            : B. chinensis


Table 1. Popular Chinese cabbage varieties developed by HRC, BARI

Serial Number Name of variety Developed by Year of release Growing season Average yield

(t ha-1)

1 BARI Batishak-1 HRC, BARI 1984 Rabi 40-50
2 BARI Chinashak-1 HRC, BARI 1984 Rabi 25-30


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