Swedes and turnips are in the Brassica or Crucifer family which also includes cauliflowers, broccoli, cabbage, radish, and brussel sprouts. This fact sheet provides an overview on growing swedes and turnips in Western Australia – climate, soils, rotation, seed and plant spacing, variety, soil fumigation, fertilisers, irrigation, water salinity, pests and diseases, weed control, harvesting, yield, and storage.