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LC control 85012871
LC classificationQK495.C46 Botany
SB329 Culture
Topical headingBeets
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Beets and beet sugar
Beta vulgaris
Garden beet
Red beet
See alsoBeta (Plants)
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Found inWikipedia, July 13, 2006: under Beet, redirected from Beetroot (the beet, Beta vulgaris, is a plant of the family Amaranthaceae; the roots and leaves of subsp. vulgaris are edible and an important food crop; the major cultivar groups are beetroot or table beet, fodder beet wurzel or mangold used as animal fodder, sugar beet grown for sugar)
Oxford reference online, via WWW, July 17, 2006 (beetroot ... 5. a beet, Beta vulgaris, with an edible spherical dark red root ... 9. The root of Beta vulgaris, eaten, cooked, or pickled. Known simply as beet in North America ... 10. The beetroot is a red-fleshed variety of beet, known in American English as the red beet, or simply beet)