Modified Plant Parts
breeding programs to create a number of varieties that look different
morphologically, yet are all varieties of the same genus and species. Examine
all of the photographs listed below and indicate what Brassica body part was
genetically modified to become the plant structure that we eat.
Go to: www.wisc.edu/botany/virtual.html "Virtual foliage"
Click on: Links to Image Sets
Click on: General Botany
Click on: Angiosperm
Click on: Brassica oleracea
Create a table. In one column, list the following varieties: cabbage, brussel
sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, kohlrabi and kale. In another column, name the
body part that is eaten for each of these varieties of Brassica. Explain your