The Brassica oleracea Day Thread

Brassica oleracea is more machine now than plant. Twisted and tasty. It’s obvious that broccoli and cauliflower are related, just by looking at them, but they are the same species. As are all of these Untitled.png Cabbage, kai-lan, brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, kale and the newest addition broccolini are all just cultivars of B. oleracea. Even the unholy looking, fractal presenting romanesco broccoli is the same plant Fractal_Broccoli.jpgHow did we pervert one plant into such new forms? With the oldest form of genetic engineering, selective breeding. Agriculture don’t fuck around. Eat up, sheeple.