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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Since we harvest the entire turnip plant, we make successive plantings from August through December, or until night temperatures drop below 30 degrees.
Recently published research showed high levels of cross-pollination between GM oilseed rape and wild turnip in a GM experimental plot in Humberside, where 46% of seeds in a wild turnip plant were found to be genetically modified.
2012) on turnip plants reported that using organic compost reduces the negative effects of chemical fertilizer and increase soil fertility.
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.
He calmly watched us tussle in the crunchy leaves or play hide-and-seek among the tall turnip plants.