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Classification Of Vegetable Crops
Classification Of Vegetable Crops

Video: Classification Of Vegetable Crops

Video: Classification Of Vegetable Crops

According to botanical characteristics, vegetable plants are grouped into twelve families:

• Cabbage, or Cruciferous: types of cabbage - white cabbage, red cabbage, Savoy, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, Beijing, Chinese, kohlrabi; root vegetables - radishes, turnips, radishes, rutabagas, katran, as well as mustard, watercress; rhizome - horseradish.

• Celery, or Umbrella: carrots, parsley, parsnips, celery, dill, coriander (cilantro), chervil, etc.

• Pumpkin: cucumber, pumpkin, squash, squash, watermelon, melon.

• Solanaceae: tomato, pepper, eggplant, physalis, potatoes.

• Haze: beetroot, Swiss chard, spinach.

• Legumes: beans, peas, beans, soy.

• Asteraceae or Compositae: lettuce, tarragon, chicory salad, scorzoner, oat root, artichoke.

• Buckwheat: sorrel, rhubarb.

• Onions, or Liliaceae: onions - onions, leeks, shallots, garlic, batun, perennial multi-tiered, slime, chives, fragrant.

• Bluegrass or Cereals: sweet corn.

• Lamb or Lipo: peppermint, savory, basil, hyssop, marjoram, lemon balm.

• Asparagus: asparagus.

By the type of food organs, plants are divided into ten groups:

• Fruit, in which the fruit is the food organ. This group includes plants in which the fruits are consumed in an unripe form - cucumber, zucchini, squash, as well as in a state of biological maturity - tomato, watermelon, melon, pumpkin.

• Bulbous, forming bulbs of densely packed juicy leaves and scales - onions, shallots, leeks, garlic, perennial onions.

• Tuber-forming, tuber-forming - potatoes.

• Shoots, in which young, non-lignified shoots are used for food - asparagus, cauliflower.

• Leafy - young shoots and leaves are used for food - white cabbage, Savoy, Brussels sprouts, dill, tarragon, chicory salad, peppermint, savory, basil, marjoram, etc.

• Root vegetables - the root vegetable is used for food - turnip, radish, radish, rutabaga, carrot, parsley, parsnip, celery, beetroot, scorzonera, katran, etc.

• Leafy - leaves are used for food - sorrel, rhubarb, spinach.

• Stem-fruited - a short, overgrown stem - kohlrabi - is used for food.

• Rhizome - horseradish.

• Inflorescences, forming a vegetable in the form of an inflorescence, - artichoke.

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