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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.
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.
Ginger, Turmeric and Indian Arrowroot
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This small book explains in detail growing practices and health benefits of three prominent members of Ginger family such as ginger, turmeric and Indian arrowroot. Ginger is tropical and subtropical in its growth habit. It is grown for its aromatic rhizomes which are used as a vegetable, a spice and as a traditional medicine. Ginger rhizomes are often called ‘ginger root'.
Advanced Hydroponics Technologies
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Modern advanced hydroponics grow systems combine one or more hydroponics systems into a highly efficient grow system unit to ensure higher yields and high quality of the produce. This fusion of different hydroponics technologies into a single advanced hydroponics grow system has made it possible to produce hydroponics crops on a commercial scale.
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.
Tamarind, the Indian Date
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Tamarind is a multipurpose tree. Timber of a fully grown tree yields brown-colored hardy durable heartwood which is used for various carpentry purposes. Young, tender leaves are used as a delicious vegetable. Its pod-shaped fruit has great commercial value. Fruit may be eaten raw or may be used in various culinary or medicinal preparations.
Potatoes: Growing Practices and Food Uses
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Potato is one of the most ancient and the oldest domesticated food crops. Today, potato is the most important and the largest vegetable crop of the world (both production-wise and consumption-wise). Potato is also used as a staple food in many parts of the world. Potato is a starchy tuberous perennial vegetable; however for vegetable purposes, potato plants are grown as annual plants.
5 Popular Leafy Salad Vegetable
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Some freshly harvested leafy vegetables may be consumed as such in its raw form just after washing them. They may also be consumed after minimal processing such as chopping and adding in salads and in other raw food preparations. Such leafy vegetables which may be consumed in its uncooked state such as salads are called leafy salad vegetables.
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.
Growing Herbs for Aromatherapy
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Aromatherapy is based on the principle that volatile aromatic oils of certain herbs can have immense therapeutic effect on emotional and mental wellness of an individual. The book 'Growing Herbs for Aromatherapy', deals with the growing practices of 21 popular aromatic herbs and various therapeutic applications of their aromatic oils in aromatherapy.
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.
Rhubarb, the Pie Plant: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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This is a small booklet that explains general GROWING PRACTICES for rhubarb plant and is meant for growers of this plant. Rhubarb is popularly known as ‘the pie-plant’ because of its significance as a major ingredient in preparing pies. Botanical name of Rhubarb is Rheum rhabarbarum. Rhubarb is a cool season crop which is grown as an herbaceous, perennial vegetable.
Vegetable Superfoods
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Superfoods are rich in antioxidants and are consumed to prevent modern-day life style diseases such as heart attack, diabetes, cancer and osteoporosis. Vegetable Superfoods are those vegetables which are rich in plant-based antioxidants and phytonutrients that help us stay fit and young. Major vegetable Superfoods are brassica vegetables, bulb vegetables, seaweeds, and mushrooms.
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.
Parsley: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Parsley (Petroselinum crispum formerly known as Petroselinum hortense) is a biennial herbal spice crop belongs to the family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae). It can successfully be cultivated both in tropical and temperate climates. Commercially it is grown as an annual and its economically significant part is its aromatic leaves.
Tomato: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Tomato plants are suited for growing in a wide range of climates. It can be grown in greenhouses throughout the year. Tomato plants are suitable for hydroponic growing also. Tomato is the one of the most popular and largest cultivated vegetables with variations in size, colour and shape. Size varies from small (tiny tomatoes) to large (plum tomatoes) while shape varies from round, oblong and globe
Growing Kale Leaves, Brussels Sprouts and Celery
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Kale leaves and Brussels sprouts are a group of nutrient-dense Cruciferous (brassica) vegetables. Some recent scientific researches conducted at the William Paterson University, New Jersey concluded that Cruciferous vegetables and dark leafy greens are the most nutrient-dense, plant-based foods available today.
Organic Production of Coffee, Okra, Tomato, Mango and Banana
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Organic coffee is produced by over 20 countries including Mexico, Bolivia, Costa Rica, India, Madagascar, Brazil, Vietnam etc. Japan, USA, EU are some of the biggest consumers of organic coffee in the world. Tomato is the world’s largest vegetable crop after potato and sweet potato. Mango is a very important fruit crop for India. Banana is a perennial herb, native to South East Asia.
Asparagus Spears: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Asparagus is a cool-season vegetable that belongs to the family Liliaceae. Botanical name of asparagus is Asparagus officinalis. It is an herbaceous perennial plant. Tender shoots (spears) of asparagus plants are used as a leafy vegetable. Asparagus is believed to be originated in Europe, Africa and Asia. Young shoots of Asparagus are very rich in minerals like iron, phosphorus, potassium, etc.
Growing Vegetables: KnolKhol, Lettuce and Zucchini
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This small book explains in detail growing practices, health benefits, food preparations, and nutrient information of three nutrient-rich vegetables namely, knolkhol or kohlrabi, lettuce, and zucchini. Kohlrabi is a brassica vegetable, lettuce is a salad leafy vegetable, and zucchini is a summer squash vegetable.

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