Publication - CROP PROFILE FOR ASPARAGUS IN CANADA, 2015

Title in English
CROP PROFILE FOR ASPARAGUS IN CANADA, 2015
Publication ID
12737E
Published Year
2018
Author(s)
Organization
Subject(s)
Type
Electronic PDF
Cost
Free Publication
Language
English
Region
Ottawa/Hull (NCR)
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Status
Available
Pages
1-51
ISBN
978-0-660-24333-7
Catalogue No.
A118-10/32-2015E-PDF
Summary in English
Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) is a member of the family Asparagaceae. It is a perennial, monocotyledonous plant grown for its tender green shoots (spears) that are harvested in the spring. This crop is highly prized for its delicate flavour, tender texture and for some of its medicinal properties. Asparagus is a source of vitamins A, B and C.
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