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any variety of the lettuce subspecies
Lactuca sativa capitata,
having leaves that grow in a dense rosette, especially iceberg lettuce and Boston lettuce.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Leafhoppers may also damage
directly, although leaf lettuce is less sensitive.
Treatments were applied to
plants before the onset of disease.
Varieties grown include
, leaf lettuce, and romaine.
Seven cultivars or romaine lettuce were compared for
production for the dining halls.
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