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Nixon, B., Smetana, J., Traunfeld, J., and Yen, P. (2010, March) GE 102 Beets. University of Maryland Extension, University of Maryland, College Park
A hardy biennial in the amaranth family, Beta vulgaris is treated as an annual. This publication describes the plant with instructions for planting, cultivation, harvesting, storage, and use.