Fruits & Vegetables Week: Lactuca sativa var. longifolia, the Romaine lettuce

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Gurcharan Singh

Jan 10, 2011, 11:11:51 PM1/10/11
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Lactuca sativa var. longifolia, the Romaine lettuce, also called Cos, grows in a long head of sturdy leaves with a firm rib down the center. Unlike most lettuces, it is tolerant of heat. Contains antioxidants and high doses of Vitamin C.

Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089

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