Origin and Domestication of Cole Crops (Brassica oleracea L.): Linguistic and Literary Considerations1

@article{Maggioni2010OriginAD,
  title={Origin and Domestication of Cole Crops (Brassica oleracea L.): Linguistic and Literary Considerations1},
  author={Lorenzo Maggioni and Roland von Bothmer and Gert B. Poulsen and Ferdinando Branca},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2010},
  volume={64},
  pages={109-123}
}
Origin and Domestication of Cole Crops (Brassica oleraceaL.): Linguistic and Literary Considerations. Various attempts have been made to locate the area of domestication of Brassica oleracea crops (i.e., cole crops). Contrasting hypotheses suggest either a North Atlantic or a Mediterranean origin. In the absence of archaeological proof, linguistic and literary considerations can offer some insight into this issue. Expressions indicating a deep-rooted knowledge and use of these crops are present… Expand

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