Origin and genetic improvement of indian cauliflower

@article{Swarup2008OriginAG,
  title={Origin and genetic improvement of indian cauliflower},
  author={Vishnu Swarup and S. S. Chatterjee},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={26},
  pages={381-393}
}
Among the cole crops, cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L. var. botrytis L. subvar. cauliflora DC.) follows cabbage in importance with regard to area and production in the world. However, in India cauliflower is more widely grown than cabbage. This crop grows at latitudes 110 N to 60? N with average temperature ranging from 5?-8?C to 25 ?-28 0C. In its vegetative growth period it may stand temperatures as low as -100C and as high as 40?C for a few days. The total area under cauliflower in the… 
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