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Lactuca spp.

Compositae, or Asteraceae

Asparagus lettuce, Bibb lettuce, Boston lettuce, Butterhead lettuce, Celtuce, Cos, Crisphead lettuce, Curled lettuce, Garden lettuce, Green oak-leaf lettuce, Green romaine lettuce, Head lettuce, Iceberg lettuce, Lettuce, Limestone lettuce, Lolla rossa, Loose-leaf lettuce, Perella Red, Red oak-leaf lettuce, Red romaine lettuce, Romaine lettuce, Tango lettucee


We have information from several sources:

New Directions in Salad Crops: New Forms, New Tools, and Old Philosphy—Edward J. Ryder and William Waycott

The New Salad Crop Revolution—Edward J. Ryder

Leaf Lettuce: An Alternative for Virginia's Eastern Shore—S.B. Sterrett and C.P. Savage, Jr.

Plant Nutrient Composition Altered With Controlled Environments for Future Space Life-Support Systems—S. Suzanne Nielsen, Martha A. Belury, Kwangok P. Nickel, and Cary A. Mitchell

The Western Regional Plant Introduction Station: A Source of Germplasm for New Crop Development—V.L. Bradley, R.C. Johnson, R.M. Hannan, D.M. Stout, and R.L. Clark

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2013

Lettuce and Endive production links

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.
Lactuca sativa var. asparagina
Lactuca sativa var. capita
Lactuca sativa var. crispa
Lactuca sativa var. longifolia
Lactuca sativa


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