Brassica juncea

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  • Brassica juncea (brown or Indian mustard) is an important oilseed crop cultivated mainly in Indian sub-continent besides some parts of east Europe, Africa, Canada and China. Brassica juncea is also a dry-land plant which has a root system that is known to hyperaccumulate certain heavy metals.[1][2].
  • Common Name: Mustard green
  • NCBI Taxonomy


  1. Chandna R, Augustine R, Bisht NC. Evaluation of candidate reference genes for gene expression normalization in Brassica juncea using real time quantitative RT-PCR. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36918. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036918. Epub 2012 May 11. PubMed PMID: 22606308; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3350508.
  2. Goswami S, Das S. A study on cadmium phytoremediation potential of Indian mustard, Brassica juncea[J]. International journal of phytoremediation, 2015, 17(6): 583-588.