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  Cabbage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cabbages are commonly used both cooked and as a salad vegetable.
Cabbage is often prepared by boiling, usually as part of soups or stews such as the Central and Eastern European borscht.
Cabbage is often consumed as sauerkraut, a preserve made from sliced, cooked, and fermented heads.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cabbage   (532 words)

Cabbage and all members of the cabbage family, such as cauliflower and broccoli, require cool temperatures, adequate moisture and high fertility to produce high yields of quality produce.
This is fl rot of cabbage and is caused by a seed-borne bacteria.
Although cabbage and related vegetable crops are bothered by many different types of worms, chances are you are describing cabbage loopers.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/vegetables/cabbage.html   (1334 words)

 Watch Your Garden Grow - Cabbage
Cabbage is a hardy vegetable that grows especially well in fertile soils.
Cabbage plants "bolt" (form premature seedstalks) when they are exposed to low temperatures (35 to 45 degrees F) for extended periods.
As with broccoli, cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable and may reduce the risk of some forms of cancer including colorectal cancers.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /veggies/cabbage1.html   (2480 words)

 Cabbage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
An additional 2,400 acres of cabbage was grown for kraut in 1997 with 2,100 of the planted acres harvested.
Most of the cabbage grown in Wisconsin is either grown in Outagamie county in the upper Fox River Valley in the east central part of the state or in Racine, Kenosha, and Waukesha counties in southeastern Wisconsin.
Cabbage is a cool season crop and may be planted early or late during the growing season.
ipcm.wisc.edu /piap/cabbage.htm   (7661 words)

 Kale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kale is a form of cabbage (Brassica oleracea Acephala Group) in which the central leaves do not form a head.
Kale is the most robust cabbage type - indeed the hardiness of kale is unmatched by any other vegetable.
Until the end of the Middle Ages, kale was the common green vegetable in all of Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kale   (677 words)

In the Northern Hemisphere cabbage is a summer crop while in the Southern Hemisphere it's a winter crop.
Avoid cabbage that feels light because this is a sign that it has lost a lot of its moisture.Trimming the butt ends of the cabbage too short when harvested can cause this.
The most common method of preparing cabbage is to shred it using a food processor or a cheese/vegetable grater.
www.tonytantillo.com /vegetables/cabbage.html   (687 words)

 Cabbage, Savoy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Savoy cabbage, as a member of the large family of cruciferous vegetables, is rich in nutrients.
Look for solid, heavy heads of cabbage, with clean outer leaves that are free of discolored veins or worm damage, which may penetrate the interior of the head.
If cabbage is steamed with no added water--that is, cooked in its own moisture--it will retain 68% of its vitamin C content, compared to 44% when cooked in water to cover.
www.wholehealthmd.com /refshelf/foods_view/1,1523,204,00.html   (923 words)

 Cabbage, green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A sturdy, abundant vegetable that is rich in vitamin C, cabbage is almost on par with potatoes or corn as a long-standing dietary staple.
Cabbage grows in a variety of climates and conditions; in fact, it is cultivated commercially in almost every state for local markets, and since it also stores well, there is always a good supply.
However, when cabbage is to be cut up into smaller pieces, the first step is to quarter and core it: Cut the cabbage in quarters through the stem.
www.wholehealthmd.com /refshelf/foods_view/1,1523,13,00.html   (1212 words)

 Floridata: Brassica oleracea var. capitata
Cabbage is very cold hardy, and can withstand temperatures at least as low as 20º F (-6.6º C) The seedlings are less cold tolerant than older plants.
In the south, cabbage is planted in fall for harvest in late winter and spring.
Cabbage contains high levels of antioxidants and vitamins A, B1, B2 and C. It should not be overcooked, as this destroys much of the flavor and most of the nutrients.
www.floridata.com /ref/b/brass_ole.cfm   (952 words)

 Cabbage, Commercial Vegetable Production Guides, North Willamette Research and Extension Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cabbage may be grown on a variety of soils but it does best on a well- drained, loam soil well supplied with organic matter.
Cabbage is successfully held in common storage in the northern states, where a fairly uniform inside air temperature of 32 to 35 F can be maintained.
Cabbage stored at 32 F has less decay when the relative humidity is maintained at or near saturation (98 to 100 %) than at 90 to 95 %.
oregonstate.edu /Dept/NWREC/cabb.html   (3078 words)

 cabbage looper - Trichoplusia ni (Hübner)
Cabbage looper is easily confused with other loopers, but can be distinguished from most by the presence of small, nipple-like structures (vestigial prolegs) located ventrally on abdominal segments 3 and 4.
Cabbage loopers are leaf feeders, and in the first three instars they confine their feeding to the lower leaf surface, leaving the upper surface intact.
The cabbage looper is attacked by numerous natural enemies, and the effectiveness of each seems to vary greatly.
creatures.ifas.ufl.edu /veg/leaf/cabbage_looper.htm   (2559 words)

 Cabbage, Swamp -- Sabal palmetto (Walt.) Lodd ex Schult. & Schult.f.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The cabbage palm grows wild all over the state in such abundance that it is not cultivated for harvest as a vegetable.
Cabbage palms grow as individual plants scattered across the horizon, or thickly clustered together in hammocks.
The cabbage palm reaches a height of 80-90 feet at maturity, although most are 10-20 feet tall.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /MV038   (691 words)

 Cabbage, Napa Cabbage, Pe-Tsai Cabbage, Red Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage
Cabbage is delicious steamed or stewed with onions and potatoes.
Cabbage is the matriarch of the cruciferous vegetable family, whose members are named for their cross-shaped (crucifer) flower petals.
Cabbage may also be cut in fine shreds and used raw in salads, or in stir-fry dishes.
www.truestarhealth.com /Notes/1685005.html   (1041 words)

 Crop Profile for Cabbage in Virginia
Cabbage is harvested by bending the head over to one side and cutting the stem with a sharp knife as close to the head as possible.
In general, the cabbage looper, imported cabbageworm, diamondback moth, and harlequin bug are the most economically important insect pests of cabbage in Virginia.
Cabbage loopers may be identified by their pale green color, thin white stripes down the back and sides, and their doubling-up or looping movement.
www.ipmcenters.org /cropprofiles/docs/VAcabbage.html   (7678 words)

 Cabbage Production
Cabbage is grown commercially in eastern North Carolina as both a spring and fall crop, and in the mountains as an early summer and fall crop.
Cabbage acreage in North Carolina averages 10,000 to 12,000 acres.
Cabbages are also sold in bags or wire bound crates that hold 50 lb.
www.ces.ncsu.edu /depts/hort/hil/hil-7.html   (1322 words)

 Vegetarians in Paradise/Cabbage History, Cabbage Nutrition, Cabbage Recipe
Cabbage, however, withstood the disparagement and retained its status as a reliable staple of the poor.
Cabbage in the form of sauerkraut was a familiar essential at the medieval table.
Cabbage is in the family of vegetables known as cruciferous, a name derived from their cross shaped flowers.
www.vegparadise.com /highestperch33.html   (2863 words)

 Thrifty Living - Cabbage
Cabbage is a popular, low cost vegetable that keeps well.
Cabbage is a good source of vitamin C and fiber, and is a good anti-cancer food.
To reduce cabbage odor when cooking, put a celery rib or several lemon wedges in the pan.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /thriftyliving/tl-cabbage.html   (272 words)

 Cabbage - LocalHarvest
Cabbages as a group have complex horticultural genealogies: the brassica family, with its ease of cultivation and criss-crossing of varieties, has resulted in everything from savoy cabbage to broccoli to kohlrabi.
Cabbage that form heads (that is, cabbage as we normally think of it) can grow as far north as Lapland and Siberia.
The Irish colcannon, a mix of cabbage, potatoes, and bacon, was often eaten communally from the same dish.
www.localharvest.org /cabbage.jsp   (385 words)

 cabbage on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
CABBAGE [cabbage] leafy garden vegetable of many widely dissimilar varieties, all probably descended from the wild, or sea, cabbage (Brassica oleracea) of the family Cruciferae (mustard family), found on the coasts of Europe.
Cabbage cousins, broccoli brothers, kale kinfolk...the overlooked greens.
Cabbage is a hearty leafy vegetable that too often gets a bum rap because of its strong smell.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/c1/cabbage.asp   (757 words)

 Vegetable Dictionary - Cabbage
Cabbage is a form of the French word "caboche" meaning "head." Cabbage comes from the Mediterranean and Asia.
Cabbage can be picked anytime after the heads form.
Cut the cabbage heads when they are firm to the touch, but before they crack or split.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /firstgarden/planning/dictionary/veggies/cabbage.html   (128 words)

Cabbage is a cool season biennial that is grown as an annual vegetable.
Cabbage grows well on a variety of soil types but it does best on a well-drained sandy loam with a high organic matter content.
Damage is done to the cabbage plant by feeding with rasping mouthpart that creates whitish scratches or brownish blisters on the leaf surface and reddish brown patches on the heads.
cipm.ncsu.edu /CropProfiles/docs/OHCabbage.html   (2222 words)

 Cabbage - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
cabbage, leafy garden vegetable of many widely dissimilar varieties, all probably descended from the wild, or sea, cabbage (Brassica oleracea) of the family Cruciferae (mustard family), found on the coasts of Europe.
Cabbages with multicolored leaves are becoming popular as ornamental border plants for flower gardens.
Cabbages are classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Capparales, family Cruciferae.
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/cabbage   (191 words)

Cabbage when planted 14 days after tomatoes reduces the incidence of and damage by Diamondback moth (Makumbi, 1996).
Cabbage intercropped with tomato, coriander or garlic, combined with the application of neem seed kernel extract protects plants from Diamondback moth in the field (Facknath, 1996).
Indian mustard (Facknath, 1997), Chinese cabbage, and radish are good trap crops for controlling cabbage webworm, flea hopper, and mustard aphid when planted in every 15 rows of cabbage.
www.oisat.org /crops/vegetables/cabbage.html   (707 words)

 Of Cabbages and Celts
The word "cabbage" is an Anglicized form of the French caboche, meaning "head." It has been used, loosely, to refer to loose-heading (or even nonheading) forms of Brassica oleracea as well as to the modern hard-heading type classified as B.
"White" (hard-heading) cabbages were apparently unknown until after the time of Charlemagne, who died A.D. Albert of Cologne, in the 13th century, referred to a headed cabbage, and in 14th-century England the words cabaches and caboches were used, indicating then a distinction between heading and nonheading cabbages (coleworts).
This "savoy cabbage," a crumpled-leaved kind having high quality, was grown in England in the 1500's.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/publications/vegetabletravelers/cabbage.html   (772 words)

Cabbage is adaptable to a wide range of climates.
It is frost tolerant but not tolerant to extreme heat which causes the head to split.
Cabbage grows rapidly, so keep the soil well watered and provide the plants with plenty of nitrogen.
www.gardenguides.com /Vegetables/cabbage.htm   (224 words)

 Cook's Thesaurus: Cabbages
The many varieties of cabbage can be wildly dissimilar, but most have a short, broad stem and leaves or flowers that form a compact head.
The most common cabbages are green and red cabbage, collards, kohlrabi, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and kale.
Chinese cabbage This name is used for both napa cabbage and bok choy.
www.foodsubs.com /Cabbage.html   (775 words)

 The Kerguelen cabbage - Pringlea antiscorbutica
The first account of the cabbage was published by the English botanist Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker on his return from the voyage of the Erebus and Terror in 1839-43.
Brassicas are a family of insect-pollinated plants, but the Kerguelen Cabbage has adapted itself to the absence of winged insects on subantarctic islands for wind pollination.
The leaves of the cabbage contain a pale-yellow, highly pungent essential oil which is rich in ascorbic acid (Vitamin C): this made it a useful dietary supplement against scurvy for early sailors.
www.btinternet.com /~sa_sa/kerguelen/kerguelen_cabbage.html   (222 words)

 Technorati Tag: cabbage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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