Another sarson: Gobhi sarson-Brassica napus var. napus

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 19, 2010, 8:10:26 AM1/19/10
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There more than one plants sold under the name sarson. This one is Brassica napus L. var. napus, commonly known as Gobhi sarson. Note glaucous leaves, amplexicaul leaves with auricles, lighter yellow flowers overtopped by buds.

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Jan 19, 2010, 9:33:14 AM1/19/10
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Is this one used as Sarson ki Sak in Punjab?

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 20, 2010, 6:00:35 AM1/20/10
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Yes, especially by those who do not relish the bitterness of desi sarson, Brassica juncea.


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Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

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