crisphead lettuce

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Related to crisphead lettuce: butterhead lettuce, leaf lettuce
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Noun1.crisphead lettuce - lettuce with crisp tightly packed light-green leaves in a firm head; "iceberg is still the most popular lettuce"
lettuce - leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
head lettuce, Lactuca sativa capitata - distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball
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Two crisphead lettuce cultivars (Beacon and Early Queen) were highly susceptible, and three other crisphead cultivars (Grand Max, Kahuna and Salinas) were intermediate between these extremes (fig.
By the final rating, 6 weeks after planting, differences among the crisphead lettuce cultivars had largely disappeared (fig.