Radishes — annual or biennial plant of the genus Radish Cabbage family. Radishes — edible plant and is grown as a vegetable in many countries around the world. Its name comes from the Latin word — root. In the food is usually consumed roots, which have a thickness of 3 cm and covered with thin skin, often painted in red, pink or white and pink. Root vegetables radish have a sharp taste. This is due to the typical taste of radish mustard oil content in a plant at a pressure which is transformed into mustard oil glycoside.