turnip plant

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Noun1.turnip plant - any of several widely cultivated plants having edible rootsturnip plant - any of several widely cultivated plants having edible roots
turnip - root of any of several members of the mustard family
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica rapa, turnip, white turnip - widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root
Brassica napus napobrassica, rutabaga plant, Swedish turnip, turnip cabbage, swede, rutabaga - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
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The competing turnip plant submitted to wheat interference showed a significant reduction for the accumulation of DSM in the proportions 75:25 and 50:50 (Table 3).
Historically, man and beast alike were great beneficiaries of the turnip plant. Heck, before the 20th century, beef producers relied heavily on a steady stream of crops to sustain their herds through winter, even in a specific order of turnips, rutabagas, and fodder beets (mangels) and carrots, based on crop storage qualities.
Since we harvest the entire turnip plant, we make successive plantings from August through December, or until night temperatures drop below 30 degrees.
Entesharil et al., (2012) on turnip plants reported that using organic compost reduces the negative effects of chemical fertilizer and increase soil fertility.
Hama, Central Syria (SANA)_ A fruit of turnip planted in one of the fields in al-Salamyia in the central province of Hama weighed more than 9,5 kgs in a rare phenomenon.Owner of the field Ibrahim Dayyub stressed that it is the first time when he sees such a turnip with this big size in his field, indicating that the size of turnip doesn't exceed 1kg.Dayyub added that his field, whose area is more than one dunum, includes another fruit of turnip which is expected to weigh 10 kgs, indicating that turnip is distinguished by its reddish pink color.
Turnip plants (Brassica rapa rapifera, Seven Top) (2 weeks old) were transplanted to the field on Mar 10, and an 8-10-cm thick layer of dried straw mulch was applied by hand 2 d later to half of the plots.