The productivity of broccoli plants could be increased by modifying the method of harvest. When harvesting broccoli, the broccoli screen has to be cut as high as possible, that is, with a very short stem. This leaves enough eyes to form new shoots. The vegetables formed from these new shoots are smaller than those of the first harvest, however, they are still very nutritious. Students of VIVES developed a healthy, fresh and tasty cottage cheese with this broccoli. 

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Broccoli Brassica oleracea convar. botrytis var. italica
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Food & feed
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Relevant plant compounds
Vitamins and minerals fibers

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