from The Century Dictionary.
- Belonging to the Brassicaceæ, or mustard family.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Bot.) Related to, or resembling, the cabbage, or plants of the Cabbage family.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling
cabbageor other brassicas
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Wherever anbury appears, whether on Cabbages or Turnips or any other cruciferous plant, there should be worked out a complete change in the order of cropping, taking care not to put any brassicaceous plants on the plots where the disease has occurred for two or three seasons, and allowing at least one whole year to pass without growing any of the cruciferous order upon them.
The result will be profitable crops of other kinds of vegetables and a refreshing of the soil that will enable it to carry brassicaceous plants again, with but little risk of the recurrence of anbury.
The question as to why the roots of brassicaceous plants are subject to this scourge on some soils, while plants from the same seed-bed remain healthy when transferred to different land, is deeply interesting, and the subject is discussed later on in the chapter on