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United States Department of Agriculture

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Black mustard (Brassica nigra). Different varieties of mustard—among the oldest recorded spices, with Sanskrit records dating back to about 3000 B.C.—are native to temperate regions of Europe. A pesticide from the hulls of mustard seeds can be generated as a coproduct of mustard biodiesel.


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Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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