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Mustard  Mustard [Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. & Coss., Sinapis alba L.]

  • Mustard is both a condiment and an oilseed crop
  • The term 'mustard' is believed to be derived from the use of the seeds as condiment; the sweet 'must' of old wine was mixed with crushed seeds to form a paste.
  • Within the condiment mustards all have high glucosinolate levels and the oil is neither canola nor industrial quality. There is Yellow Mustard (or white mustard), Sinapis alba, and Oriental Mustard, Brassica juncea (yellow and brown seeded varieties) developed between the cross Brassica rapa (canola-cabbage, kohlrabi, etc.) X Brassica nigra (Black mustard-weed).
  • India is one of the major countries producing mustard
  •  Mustard seeds are mainly used for the extraction of edible oil.
  • Mustard powder is used as a condiment in pickles, meat and salad dressings
  • Mustard seed can also be milled into mustard flour and used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as salad dressings and soups.
  • A technology for processing mustard into powder form has been
    developed and is being offered
  • Scientists have developed yellow mustard varieties that have the potential to significantly reduce the cost of the oil used in biodiesel production
  • Black mustard contains mucilage, fixed oil, volatile oil, sinigrin. Actions: rubefacient, irritant, stimulant, diuretic, emetic.
  • In several epidemiology studies,
    exposure to mustard gas (through military use or occupationally) was
    associated with an increased risk of lung or other respiratory-tract
  • GM mustard is claimed to be resistant to glufosinate, a broad-spectrum herbicide, and there is claims that the gene modification will help increase mustard productivity by 20-25 per cent.
About  Mustard & Cultivation
  • Cultivation and Medicinal Properties
  • Production of Yellow, Brown and Oriental Mustards, Conditions for Growth, Cultural Practice and Yields
  • Black Mustard
  • Common Mustard Family, Mustard Breeding and Research
  • Development of High Beta Carotene Variety of Mustard
  • Brown Mustard Production, Advantages, Revenue and Cost of Production.
  • Abyssinian Mustard :
    CRAMBE - General Characteristics, Current Production and Yields, Market Conditions
  • Farm Facts - Harvesting, Handling, Storage and the effects on Quality
  • Leafy Vegetables
  • Yellow, Oriental, Brown - Pacific Northwest Trial reports.
Processing & Technology
  • Model Project
  • Oil Seed Processing
  • Processing Machinery
  • Oil Extraction
  • Protein Isolates
  • BioDiesel Fuel From Yellow Mustard Oil.
  • Industrial Mustard produce low cost oils for Biodiesel production and biopesticide
    co product made from the meal of mustard seed.
  • Biodiesel from Yellow Mustard, Yellow Mustard Processing - Approach and Methodologies
  • Renewable Diesel Mustard Research Program.
  • Indian Mustard in the Lower Rainfall Areas of Western Australia. 
  • Canada's Mustard Seed Industry.
  • Mustard as an ingredient in Air Purifying Respirators
  • Grading Guide : Domestic Mustard Seed - 4Classes, Primary and Export Grade Determinant Table.
  • Mustard Market Outlook
Mustard Oil : India Information
  • Indian Mustard
  • Indian Oil Seed
  • Model Project for Mustard Oil  for Indian Entrepreneurs
  • Model project for Mustard Powder
  • Mini Oil Project - Guide
  • Mustard Seed Trading Strategies, Market Review and Short Term Look.
  • Mustard Oil Project Outline

Regulatory Issues

  • Mustard Agent Disposal Operation
  • Crop protection
  • Futures Trading Document
  • Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet.
  • Refined Mustard Oil Standard
  • GM Mustard - permission
Products & Company Profiles
  • American, Chinese, English, Dijon, Florida and German Mustard
  • Brown and Yellow Mustard Seed - Food Grade, Nutritional Information
  • USA Standards
  • Yellow Mustard Powder
Articles of  Interest
  • Mustard in the Garden
  • Garlic Mustard
  • Buying Guide
  • Garlic Mustards
  • Gewog Plan
  • Cabbage Mustard Case Study on Degradable Plastics
  • Carrot Recipe
  • Cooking Oil
  • Meatloaf Recipe.
  • Nepal Mustard
  • Picture Gallery
  • Mustard Report Brochure
  • Mustard Gas
  • Mustard Dressing
  • Futures Trading
  • Mustard Seed Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette
  • Seed Science Newsletter
  • USA Mustard Crop Prices
  • Medical Applications
 Useful Links
  • Latest News
  • GM Mustard

Primary Information Services
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