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Brassica oleracea var. viridis
(collards)

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Brassica oleracea var. viridis (collards)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 18 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Brassica oleracea var. viridis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • collards
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Forage
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Brassica oleracea var. viridis L.

Preferred Common Name

  • collards

Other Scientific Names

  • Brassica oleracea var. acephala

International Common Names

  • English: borecole; Collard; Flowering kale; fodder kale; kale
  • Spanish: Col forrajera
  • French: Chou fourrager

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Blatt- Kohl; Futter- Kohl; Zier- Kohl; Zier-Blattkohl

EPPO code

  • BRSOA (Brassica oleracea var. acephala)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Capparidales
  •                         Family: Brassicaceae
  •                             Genus: Brassica
  •                                 Species: Brassica oleracea var. viridis

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Aleyrodes proletella (cabbage whitefly); Beet western yellows virus (turnip (mild) yellows); Cauliflower mosaic virus (cauliflower mosaic); Chromatomyia horticola (pea leaf miner); Erysiphe cruciferarum (powdery mildew of crucifers); Hellula undalis (cabbage webworm); Heterodera schachtii (beet cyst eelworm); Hyaloperonospora parasitica (downy mildew); Microtheca ochroloma (yellowmargined leaf beetle); Murgantia histrionica (harlequin bug); Nacobbus aberrans (false root-knot nematode); Phyllotreta cruciferae (crucifer flea beetle); Pieris brassicae (large cabbage white); Pieris rapae (cabbage white butterfly); Plutella xylostella (diamondback moth); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola (bacterial: cabbage leaf spot); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Thanatephorus cucumeris (many names, depending on host); Trichodorus (stubby root nematodes); Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper); Turnip mosaic virus (cabbage A virus mosaic); Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris (black rot); Xanthomonas campestris pv. raphani (leafspot.)

Minor host of:

Albugo candida (white rust of crucifers); Alternaria brassicae (dark spot of crucifers); Alternaria japonica (pod spot of radish); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Bemisia tabaci (tobacco whitefly); Brevicoryne brassicae (cabbage aphid); Chrysodeixis includens (soybean looper); Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle); Delia floralis (turnip maggot); Evergestis rimosalis (cross-striped cabbageworm); Leptosphaeria maculans (stem canker); Lipaphis erysimi (mustard aphid); Listroderes costirostris (vegetable weevil); Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); Mycosphaerella brassicicola (cabbage ring-spot); Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Pectobacterium atrosepticum (potato blackleg disease); Plasmodiophora brassicae (club root); Polygonum aviculare (prostrate knotweed); Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato (bacterial speck); Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Spodoptera exigua (beet armyworm); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Turnip yellow mosaic virus; Xanthomonas campestris (black rot of crucifers); Xestia c-nigrum (spotted cutworm)

Host of (source - data mining):

Ascia monuste orseis; Autographa gamma (silver-Y moth); Bagrada hilaris (painted bug); Crocidolomia pavonana (large cabbage-heart caterpillar); Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Lacanobia oleracea (bright-line brown-eye moth); Phyllotreta (flea beetles); Phyllotreta atra (cabbage flea beetle); Phyllotreta nemorum (striped flea beetle)

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Forage

Human food and beverage

  • Vegetable

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore