garden cress


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garden cress

n.
An annual herb (Lepidium sativum) of the mustard family, cultivated for its pungent leaves often used in salads or soups.

garden cress

n
(Plants) a pungent-tasting plant, Lepidium sativum, with white or reddish flowers: cultivated for salads, as a garnish, etc: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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Noun1.garden cress - cress cultivated for salads and garnishes
cress - pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
common garden cress, garden pepper cress, Lepidium sativum, pepper grass, pepperwort - annual herb used as salad green and garnish
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The amount of B12 absorbed by garden cress is dependent on the amount present in the soil it grows in.
Oilseeds, namely, mustard, rice bran, soya bean, sunflower, linseed, and garden cress seed, were purchased from the local market.
It is no surprise that cruciferous vegetables - such as broccoli, cabbage, and garden cress - are good for our health.
Tomatoes, peas, rye, garden rocket, radish and garden cress were harvested.
Cress (Lepidium sativum L.) also known as Garden Cress or Water Cress in English, Chandrasur or Haliya or Chansur in Hindi and Ashelio or Asheliya in Gujarati and Ahliv or Chandrashul in Marathi belonging to family "cruciferae".
chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) egyptian clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.) linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.) fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill) garden cress (Lepidium sativum L.) and garlic (Allium sativum L.) were intercropped with barely (Hordeum vulgare L.).
(Garden cress) is a cool season annual plant, It is a fast-growing, edible plant botanically associated with watercress and mustard and sharing their peppery, tangy flavor and aroma.
Su-Hyeong Kim, Ph.D., will discuss how benzyl isothiocyanate, a molecule found in edible cruciferous vegetables, such as garden cress, works in breast cancer cells to decrease levels of Bmi-1, a protein that controls genes responsible for cell proliferation.
Two dicotyledonous species, garden cress (Lepidium sativum L.) and lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.), and two monocotyledonous, Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum L.) and barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli L.
Garden cress (Lepidium sativum L.) belongs to the family Cruciferae [15].
The non-dairy-based calcium-rich products include finger millet (ragi) dosa, sesame (til) ladoo, sesame-soybean chutney, poppy seed (khus khus) porridge, garden cress (halim) seed, sesame chikki and cauliflower bread.