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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.
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.
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.
Parasitic Plants: Basic Information
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There are always some exceptions found in the nature. For example, there are a group of plants called ‘parasitic plants’ which are unable to perform photosynthesis, a characteristic function of majority members of the plant kingdom. These parasitic plants depend on other living plants for their food and nutritional requirements.
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.
Lotus and Water Lily: Aquatic Plants for Foods and Flowers
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Water gardening or gardening of ornamental plants in water bodies like ponds and lakes is also called ‘aquatic gardening.’ A garden pond with aquatic ornamental plants is an important feature of a beautiful landscape. Two most popular aquatic ornamental plants grown in garden ponds are lotus and water lily. Both lotus and water lily prefer shallow ponds with a depth not more than half a meter.
Custard Apples, Sugar Apples, Cherimoya and Sour Sop: Growing Practices and Food Uses
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Custard apple is a tropical fruit plant. Scientific name of custard apple is Annona reticulata. It belongs to the family Annonaceae. Annona reticulata is also known as ‘the Bullock’s Heart’, bull’s heart, Jamaica apple, and netted custard apple.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Tamarillo: The Tree Tomato
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Tamarillo is a subtropical vegetable crop grown for its egg-shaped bright red-or yellow-coloured edible fruits. Whole fruits are consumed raw or after cooking. Scientific name of tamarillo or tree tomato is Cyphomandra betacea and synonym is Solanum betaceum.
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.’
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.
Mulberry: Growing Practices and Food Uses
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Mulberry plant is a woody perennial plant. Scientific name of mulberry is Morus spp.. White mulberry is known as Morus alba, red mulberry is known as Morus rubra, and black mulberry is known as Morus nigra. Mulberry belongs to the family Moraceae. Mulberry plants are mainly grown for their fruits and for sericulture purposes. Sericulture is the culture of silk worms.
Brinjals: Growing Practices and Food Uses
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Brinjal or eggplant is scientifically known as Solanum melongena. It is a tropical, perennial vegetable grown for its edible fruits. It is generally grown as a half-hardy annual plant for vegetable purposes. Brinjal fruit is a berry and these berries are used as vegetables. Brinjal is known by different names in different regions. Brinjal is known as ‘eggplant’ in the USA and Australia.
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.
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.

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