Ethiopian Mustard as a Novel Multifunctional Crop for the Mediterranean Environment

V. Copani, S.L. Cosentino, U. Anastasi, O. Sortino, L. Lazzeri & S. Virgillito
Three Italian genotypes of Brassica carinata A. Braun (ISCI7, CT 207 and CT 204) were compared over two cropping seasons (2007­08 and 2008­09) in two representative localities (hilly and plain) of southern Italy. The trials were sown in autumn­winter period (from October to December) arranging the genotypes in the field according to a randomised­blocks design with three replicates. During the growing seasons, the main phenological stages were measured and seed yield was determined at harvest...