Cichorium intybus (Chicory) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-12086 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

published: 04 Apr 2006 last updated: 22 Jun 2012
Organism information
Cichorium intybus
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Cichorium
Species Cichorium intybus
  • Chicory
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Crops
Domesticated
Characteristics related to biosafety
Thought to originate from Europe and Asia.
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The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. and can grow in very acid and very alkaline soils.
It cannot grow in the shade.It requires moist soil.
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  • Food
Additional Information
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Living Modified Organism Recipient Organism” or “Parental Organisms 4