Ay, and what crops, too: what wheat and beans, turnips and mangold.
A fairly complete list of literature covering the whole field of Bioluminescence is given by Mangold, 1910.
Does it satisfy you, as a man made in the image of God, to be able to distinguish between a mangold and a swede?
The bulk of the acreage under green crops is occupied by turnips, swedes and mangold.
If you are so very hungry you can always get a swede or a mangold out of Farmer Eggins's field.
The beans are strong and healthy; clover, which does not mind a salty soil, thrives there; and there are strong crops of mangold.
I have consulted, among the moderns: Mangold: De ecclesia primæva pro cæsaribus et magistratibus romanis preces fundente.
Yonder green is the swede, or turnip, or mangold; but frequent as are the fields of roots, the golden tint overpowers the green.
Mangold is here, then, a generic term, standing for other plants equally with the beet.
The principal vegetables cultivated are potatoes, onions, mangold and beet, beans and peas.