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Carnivorous Plants
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Carnivorous plants are those plants that depend on insects and small animals for their nitrogen supply and proteins (inorganic nutrition). They derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and digesting small animals and insects by means of specially modified plant organs or trapping mechanisms.
Spices and Condiments: A Picture Guide
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Spices are the food ingredients. A spice may be seed, fruit, root, bark, or other plant substance mainly used for flavoring, coloring or preserving food. Condiments are used to enhance the flavour of the dish.
Composting Process: Organic Manures through Eco-Friendly Waste Management Practices
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Compost is a type of organic matter that is rich in humus and plant nutrients such as nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). NPK content of compost varies from 1.5-0.5-1.0 to 3.5-1.0-2.0 depending upon the organic waste materials and manures used for making compost. The process of making compost is called composting.
Collards, Chards and Dandelions: 3 Highly Nutritious Leafy Greens
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Scientific name of collards or collard greens is Brassica oleracea cv. acephala. The name ‘acephala’ means ‘without a head’; that is, this Brassica vegetable is formed of loose leaves unlike cabbage or other Brassica vegetables. It belongs to the genus Brassica and family Brassicaceae, the mustard family. It is believed to be originated in the region comprising of Western Europe.
Peppercorns: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Peppercorns are one of the most used Indian spices across the globe. Peppercorns are produced from pepper plants. Scientific name of pepper is Piper nigrum and this plant belongs to the family Piperaceae. It is an evergreen, tender, perennial climbing vine that prefers partial shade for its growth. The plant reaches up to a height of 400cm and spread of 400cm upon full growth.
Aloe Vera: A Medicinal Succulent Plant
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Scientific name of Aloe is Aloe vera. Aloe is an evergreen perennial succulent plant that belongs to the family Liliaceae. Aloe is a hardy perennial plant that is tropical and succulent in habit and can successfully be cultivated in arid climates. Aloe Vera is also known as True (vera means ‘true’) aloe, Chinese Aloe, Indian Aloe, and Barbados Aloe.
101 Fruits and Nuts: A Picture Guide
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Fruits are the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food. In common language usage, “fruit” normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures of a plant that are sweet or sour, and edible in the raw state, such as apples, bananas, grapes, lemons, oranges, and strawberries etc. where as a nut is a fruit composed of an inedible hard shell.
Banana Fruit: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Banana is one of the most popular fruits across the world. Scientific name of banana is Musa spp. It belongs to the family Musaceae. Banana is believed to be originated in tropical Indo-Malayan Region in South East Asia. Bananas are fast-growing, perennial herbaceous plants arising from large rhizomes. It is a non-seasonal plant and can be grown throughout the year.
Cranberry, Lingonberry and Huckleberry: Berries from Ericaceae Family
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Scientific name of cranberry is Vaccinium oxycoccos and it belongs to the family Ericaceae, the family of blueberry, bilberry, lingonberry and huckleberry. Vaccinium oxycoccos is native to Europe. There is another species of cranberry with scientific name Vaccinium macrocarpon which is native to North America. Scientific name of lingonberry is Vaccinium vitis-idaea. It is also known as mossberry
Blackberry, Raspberry and Hybrid Berry: Berries from Rosaceae Family
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Blackberry plants are grown for their nutritious, delicious fruits. Blackberry is considered as one of the most nutrient-dense fruits. It is counted among top 50 nutrient-rich, plant-based foods. Blackberry fruits are commonly known as ‘bramble fruit’. Blackberry plants belong to the family Rosaceae, the Rose family.
Cucumbers and Gherkins
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Cucumbers and gherkins are a group of cucurbitaceous vegetables that are mainly used as salad vegetables. Cucumbers are large fruits while gherkins are small fruits. Scientific name of cucumber is Cucumis sativus. Gherkins are known as ‘small cucumbers’ as it belongs to the same family as cucumber and its scientific name is same as that of cucumber i.e. Cucumis sativus, but cultivar is different.
Courgettes: The Zucchini Squash
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Zucchini is a type of summer squash grown as a summer vegetable for its tender, edible spongy fruits. It is the most popular and widely grown summer squash vegetable. Scientific name of zucchini is Cucurbita pepo. It belongs to the gourd family of vegetables, i.e. Cucurbitaceae. Zucchini is also called as courgette.
Anthuriums: A Beginner Guide
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Anthuriums are herbaceous, perennial, dwarf and compact-looking, epiphytic, ornamental flowering and foliage plants. They belong to the arum family, i.e. Araceae & genus Anthurium. Genus anthurium is considered as the largest genus in the family Araceae and consists of about 1000 species of anthurium plants. Like all other aroids, anthuriums are also tropical and subtropical in their growth habit.
Blueberry and Bilberry: Berries from Ericaceae Family
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Scientific name of high bush blueberry is Vaccinium corymbosum and low bush blueberry is Vaccinium angustifolium. It belongs to the family Ericaceae. Blueberries are one of the highly nutritious berry fruits and are known for its nutrient density. Blueberry fruits are, as the name suggests, blue or purple coloured. Scientific name of bilberry is Vaccinium myrtillus.
Pomegranate: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Pomegranate is a highly nutritious tropical fruit. Pomegranate plant is an evergreen medium-sized perennial tree. Pomegranate is believed to be originated in the region comprising of Iran to northern India. Pomegranate is a long-lived perennial plant cultivated for its delicious, nutritious fruits. It is a deciduous shrub with multiple spiny branches.
Papaya Fruits: Growing Practices and Food Uses
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Scientific name of Papaya is Carica papaya. It belongs to the family of Caricaceae. Papaya plants are short-lived perennial tropical fruit plants. These plants are dioecious, i.e. both male and female flowers are borne on the same plant. Papaya is also known as tree melon, papaw or pawpaw. Other members of Caricaceae family are Babaco (Carica pentagona), Mountain Papaya (Carica pubescens), etc.
Strawberry: Growing Practices and Food Uses
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Recent scientific studies reveal one important fact regarding our nutrition: Cruciferous vegetables, dark leafy greens, citrus fruits and berries like strawberries and blackberries are the most nutritious foods on the planet Earth. Yes, these fruits and vegetables are nothing but only nutrients and water. Among the fruits, citrus fruits and berries provide a wholesome nutrition to human body.
Dill Herb: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an annual herb belonging to the family Apiaceae. It is believed to be originated in the Mediterranean region. This herb is sometimes referred as ‘Indian Dill.’ Dill is widely grown in Europe and Asian continents for its leaves and seeds. Fresh and dried leaves and seeds of these plants are used for various food purposes. Dill plant is very easy to grow.
Jackfruit: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Jackfruit is a popular tropical fruit. Scientific name of jack fruit tree is Artocarpus heterophyllus and it belongs to the family Moraceae, the Mulberry Family. Jack trees are long-lived, perennial evergreen trees. Jack fruit trees are believed to be originated in South India (being its natural habitat is in the rain-forests of the Western Ghats).
Tomatillo: Growing Practices and Food Uses
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Scientific name of Tomatillo plant is Physalis philadelphica (Syn. Physalis ixocarpa). It is a vegetable plant belonging to Solanaceae family. This plant is a native to Mexico. Tomatillo plants are mainly grown for their small, round fruits which are used as vegetables. Tomatillo is popularly known as ‘Mexican husk tomato’ ‘Mexican ground cherry’ and ‘Mexican green tomato.’

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