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 NumberName of variety Developed byYear of releaseGrowing seasonAverage yield

(t ha-1)

1BARI Batishak-1HRC, BARI1984Rabi40-50
2BARI Chinashak-1HRC, BARI1984Rabi25-30


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