Common name: Turnip
Scientific name: Brassica rapa subsp. rapa
Germination time: 3-4 days
Harvest time; 8-12 days
Flavour: Mild sweet
Nutrition: Turnip greens can help maintain healthy skin and hair, because of their high vitamin A content.
Health benefits: Reduce risk of heart-related diseases, Diabetes, prevent some cancers, and helps in Fertility, pregnancy.
Turnip microgreens are usually ready to harvest in 8-10 days. Microgreens are richer sources of various micronutrient especially vitamins and minerals. Some of the lipophilic vitamins are much higher in microgreens than mature parts. Like vitamin E content of microgreens are forty times higher than the mature parts. Anti nutritional factors like nitrates and nitrite contents are low in microgreens. In addition to this microgreens are dense source of various bioactive compounds.Microgreens are used in salads, sandwich and soups. It can also be used for stuffing parantha and other Indian foods.