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Indian mustard

n.
An annual plant (Brassica juncea) in the mustard family, having yellow flowers, edible leaves, and oil-rich seeds. Also called brown mustard.
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Noun1.Indian mustard - Asiatic mustard used as a potherbindian mustard - Asiatic mustard used as a potherb  
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
mustard - any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
2.Indian mustard - leaves eaten as cooked greens
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
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Sativus) or radish in English; mustasa (Brassica juncea), mustard, brown mustard, Indian mustard, Chinese mustard, oriental mustard or vegetable mustard; sibuyas (Allium cepa) or onion; kamatis (Solanum lycopersicum) - the English tomato came from the Mexican Nahuatl tomatl; bawang (Allium sativum or garlic); luya (Zingiber officinale) or ginger, from the original Sanskrit that describes it as 'looks like a horn'; and, last but not least, linga (Sesamum indicum) or sesame.
Mustard brown is scientifically known as Brassica Spp and commonly called as Indian mustard as it is natively cultivated in India.
Plant growth in metal contaminated soils can be seriously impaired not only by high concentrations of heavy metals but also by availability of nutrients and nutritional status, including heavy metal tolerant ones such as Indian mustard (MOURATO et al., 2015) that are often used as food crop as well as to remediate contaminated soils (RODRIGUEZ-VILA et al., 2015).
Hence, the present study was conducted to investigate the diversity and abundance of spider fauna in soybean, sunflower and Indian mustard. Furthermore, the diversity between studied habitats were compared, that were located in Ayub Agriculture Research Institute, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Another plant used in phytoremediation for cleaner soil is Indian mustard, which removes lead, selenium, zinc, mercury, and copper from the soil.
erysimi on Indian mustard. Acetamiprid 20 SP (125 g/ha) proved as the best insecticide followed by acephate, thiamethoxam, imidacloprid, profenofos, dimethoate and oxydemeton methyl for the management of aphids.
" The message we want to give out is that this could be the last time you are having a dish with native Indian mustard seeds, and you may never get this again," Mishra said.
The most common types of mustard are Sinapis alba (also called Brassica alba , yellow mustard or white mustard) and Brassica juncea (also called brown or Indian mustard).

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