January 21, 2021
Fun fact! Field mustard, scientifically named Brassica rapa L., is a valuable winter annual or rotational cover crop in vegetable and specialty crops, such as wine grapes, because of its potential to prevent erosion, suppress weeds and soil-born pests, alleviate soil compaction, scavenge nutrients. Cultivars of the Brassica rapa species include broccoli raab, turnip, and napa cabbage. It is also used as a cultivar for canola oil.