Beta-carotene: medium; vitamin E: low; riboflavin: low; folic acid: low; ascorbic acid: medium; calcium: low; iron: medium; protein: %. Young. EPPO code: BEAVV; Preferred name: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. cicla; Authority: (Linnaeus) Arcangeli. Notes. Beet cultivated as a. Notes. BRIEF DESCRIPTION A beet with large crisp, fleshy leaf stalks and large leaves rather than enlarged roots. USES The midribs of the leaves are eaten.

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Beets are a food plant for the larvae of a number of Lepidoptera species. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it. Koch Cicla GroupB. Harvesting is a continuous process, as most species of chard produce three or more crops. Betoideae and notes on the taxonomy of Beta ” PDF.

In the diabetic group, a decrease in the number of B cells of Langerhans islets and in the secretory materials, a swollen granular endoplasmic reticulum cisternae and widened intercellular areas in some of B cells were observed.

Yellow-coloured garden beets are grown on a very small scale for home consumption. The vvulgaris description page was here. Beet greens and Swiss chard vulgaros both considered high oxalate foods which are implicated in the formation of kidney stones.

For other uses, see Chard disambiguation. The sea beetthe ancestor of modern cultivated beets, prospered along the coast of the Mediterranean Var.ciclla. Researchers have not yet answered whether beets produce geosmin themselves or whether it is produced by symbiotic soil microbes living in the plant.

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If the file has been modified from its original bar.cicla, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Leaving the skin on when cooking, however, will maintain the integrity of the cells and therefore minimize leakage.

This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat I am the originator of this photo. Mansfeld’s Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops. The following other wikis use this file: Retrieved 19 January The stems grow erect or, in the wild forms, often procumbent; they are simple or branched in the upper var.cicl, [3] and their surface is ribbed and striate.

The “earthy” taste of some beetroot cultivars comes from the presence of geosmin.

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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The wild ancestor of the cultivated beets is the sea beet Beta vulgaris subsp. Chard is a spring harvest plant. A royal decree led to the first factory devoted to sugar extraction from beetroots being opened in KunernSilesia now Konary, Poland in They are also pickled.

In some bet of Africa, the whole var.ciclq blades are usually prepared with the midribs as one dish.

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Beets are one of the most boron -intensive of modern crops, a dependency possibly introduced as an evolutionary response its pre-industrial ancestor ‘s constant exposure to sea betta ; on commercial farms, a 60 tonne per hectare Archived from the original e-book on Roman and Jewish literary sources suggest that in the 1st century BC the domestic beet was represented in the Mediterranean basin primarily by leafy forms like chard and spinach beet.

Retrieved 21 May Wikimedia Commons has media related to Beet. The upper leaves are smaller, their blades are rhombic to narrowly lanceolate. Chard or Swiss chard Beta vulgaris subsp.


It remains a widely cultivated commercial crop for producing table sugar, in part due to subsidies scaled to keep it competitive with tropical sugar cane. Fresh beets, nature’s jewels for the table”. Chard is a biennial. Pages using Tropicos template without author names Webarchive template webcite links Webarchive template vzr.cicla links Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Wikipedia articles needing clarification from February Articles with unsourced statements from November Taxonbars with 30—34 taxon IDs.

Views Read Edit View history. The usually deep-red roots of garden beet can be baked, boiled, or steamed, and often served hot as a cooked vegetable or cold as vullgaris salad vegetable.

They grow best on pH-neutral to slightly alkaline soils containing plant nutrients and additionally Sodium and Boron.

Clusters of chard seeds are usually sown, in the Northern Hemisphere, between June and October, depending on var.civla desired harvesting period. Cultivated beets are grown worldwide in regions without severe frosts. Avr.cicla Botanical Garden, St. Very small flowers sit in one- to three- rarely eight- flowered glomerules in the axils of short bracts or in the upper half of the inflorescence without bracts.

Domestication of plants in the old world: Cornell Garden Based Learning. The extract while having no effect on blood glucose and body weight in the normal group, reduced the blood glucose value in streptozotocin-induced hyperglycemic animals.

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