Beta-carotene: medium; vitamin E: low; riboflavin: low; folic acid: low; ascorbic acid: medium; calcium: low; iron: medium; protein: %. Young. EPPO code: BEAVV; Preferred name: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. cicla; Authority: (Linnaeus) Arcangeli. Notes. Beet cultivated as a. Notes. BRIEF DESCRIPTION A beet with large crisp, fleshy leaf stalks and large leaves rather than enlarged roots. USES The midribs of the leaves are eaten.

Author: Aralkis Fenrile
Country: Belgium
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Love
Published (Last): 17 November 2005
Pages: 473
PDF File Size: 16.42 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.13 Mb
ISBN: 889-7-81956-414-1
Downloads: 76984
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Vudokus

The word “chard” descends from the fourteenth-century French cardefrom Latin carduus meaning artichoke thistle or cardoonincluding the artichoke. Other pigments contained in beet are indicaxanthin and vulgaxanthins yellow to orange pigments known as betaxanthins. In the diabetic group, a decrease in the bsta of B cells of Langerhans islets and in the secretory materials, a swollen granular endoplasmic reticulum cisternae and widened intercellular areas in some of B cells were observed.

I hold the copyright. The original description page was here. Beets are cultivated for fodder vulgqris. Retrieved from ” https: For the album by The Bats, see Silverbeet album.

Beta vulgaris var. cicla – Plantinfo – EVERYTHING and ANYTHING about plants in SA

Chard has shiny, green, ribbed leaves, with petioles that range from white to yellow to red, depending on the cultivar. Apicius in De re coquinaria gives five recipes for soups to be given as a laxativethree of which feature the root of beet. Zohary and Hopf note that beetroot is “linguistically well identified.


Cornell Garden Based Learning. The origin of the adjective “Swiss” is unclear, since the Mediterranean plant is not native to Switzerland.

Researchers have not yet answered whether beets produce geosmin themselves or whether it is produced by symbiotic soil microbes living in the plant. All following user names refer to en. Chard is a biennial.

Chard – Wikipedia

Harvesting is a continuous process, as most species of chard produce three or more crops. Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery 6. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Raw beets are added to salads.

Chard can be harvested while the leaves are young and tender, or after maturity when they are larger and have slightly tougher stems. Description Chard Beta vulgaris var cicla.

The following page uses this file: Cultivated beets are grown worldwide in regions without severe frosts. The leaves and stems of beha plants are steamed briefly and eaten as a vegetable; older leaves and stems are stir-fried and have a flavour resembling taro leaves.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Beet. In some countries this may not be vsr.cicla possible; if so: In the Northern Hemisphere, chard is typically ready to harvest as early as April and lasts through May.


Chard ‘Rhubarb Chard’

The usually deep-red roots of garden beet can be baked, boiled, or steamed, and often served hot as a cooked vegetable or cold as a salad vegetable. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original e-book on The “earthy” taste of some beetroot cultivars comes from the presence of geosmin. An International Journal of Medicine.

Beetroot remains have been excavated in the Third dynasty Saqqara pyramid at Thebes, Egyptand four charred beetroots were found in the Neolithic site of Aartswoud in the Netherlands though it has not been determined whether these were domesticated or wild forms of B. I am the originator of this photo. Jews traditionally eat beet on Rosh Hashana New Vulyaris. Cultivars of chard include green forms, such as ‘Lucullus’ and ‘Fordhook Giant’, as well as red-ribbed forms such as ‘Ruby Chard’ and ‘Rhubarb Chard’.

Neelix grants anyone the right to use this work for any purposewithout any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.