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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:34:40 PM1/2/11
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Brassicaceae (mustard, or cabbage family) » Brassica oleracea var. capitata


BRAS-ee-ka -- from the classical Latin name for cabbage
awl-lur-RAY-see-uh -- edible vegetable
kap-ih-TAY-tuh -- having a head, referring to growth habit


commonly known as: cabbage • Assamese: বন্ধা-কবি bandha kobi • Bengali: বাঁধাকপি bandhakopi • Gujarati: કોબી kobi, કોબીજ kobij • Hindi: बंद गोभी band gobhi, गोभी gobhi, कोबी kobi, पात गोभी paat gobhi, पत्ता गोभी patta gobhi • Kannada: ಎಲೆಕೋಸು elekosu, ಕೋಸುಗೆಡ್ಡೆ kosugedde • Konkani: कळे kale, कोबी kobi, कोसु kosu, पाल्ले paalle • Lushai: antam • Malayalam: മുട്ടക്കോസ് muttakkoos • Manipuri: kobiful • Marathi: कोबी kobi • Nepali: गोबि gobi • Oriya: bandha kobi • Punjabi: ਬੰਦ ਗੋਭੀ band gobhi • Sanskrit: कपिकम् kapikam, कपिशाकः kapishakah • Sindhi: پَنَگوبيِ pana gobii • Sinhalese: gova • Tamil: கோவிசு kovicu, முட்டைக்கோசு muttai-k-kocu • Telugu: కోసు kosu • Urdu: گوبهی gobhi, کوبي kobi


Distribution: only cultivated


Edible use:
... the leafy-head of this plant (as VEGETABLE) ... eaten raw or cooked
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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 3, 2011, 7:28:23 PM1/3/11
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Two important cultivars in Indian and markets here in California are

Green cabbage
Red cabbage

I am uploading both from California


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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
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 
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Brassica-oleracea-Red cabbage-California-1.jpg

mani nair

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Jan 7, 2011, 8:34:00 AM1/7/11
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Dinesh ji and Gurucharan ji nice photos of cabbage.  Here is my photo of cabbages growing in a farm at Dombivli.

Regards,

Mani.

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Rashida Atthar

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Jan 7, 2011, 8:57:42 AM1/7/11
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Great pictures, info. and dedication Dinesh ji. Thanks.  You are giving efloraofindia a panorama of fruits and vegetables !!
 
regards,
Rashida.  

Rashida Atthar

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Jan 7, 2011, 8:58:50 AM1/7/11
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Very nice crisp and fresh pictures, thanks for the same Dr. Gurcharanji and Mani ji.
 
regards,
Rashida.

mani nair

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Jan 7, 2011, 9:02:02 AM1/7/11
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Thanks Rashida ji for the appreciation.

Regards,

Mani.

Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 7, 2011, 10:48:17 PM1/7/11
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Yes Rashida ji
Welcome to the Fruits and Vegetables week. We were missing your absence, especially Tanay who is very happy with lot of delicious fruits to see.

Back to India after four month stay in California. Would resume my uploads after reading pending mails.


-- 
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
http://people.du.arc.in/~singhg45/ 

Rashida Atthar

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Jan 10, 2011, 8:56:16 AM1/10/11
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Welcome back to India Sir. Thankyou for giving us the most delightful treat of fruits and vegetables from California !

regards,
Rashida.  
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