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Brassicales (Mustard)

  1. James Eric Rodman

Published Online: 22 MAR 2002

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003726

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How to Cite

Rodman, J. E. 2002. Brassicales (Mustard). eLS. .

Author Information

  1. National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2002

Abstract

The eudicot order Brassicales comprises the mustards (Brassicaceae), capers (Capparaceae) and several smaller families, and also includes the genomic model Arabidopsis. The name Capparales is common in older taxonomic literature.

Keywords:

  • arabidopsis;
  • glucosinolates;
  • myrosinase;
  • brassica crops;
  • eudicots