Agrihortico

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AGRIHORTICO is committed for the “Empowerment of Food and Agriculture Sector.” You can avail a wealth of information on “Food & Agriculture” and “Gardening & Horticulture” topics. We regularly publish top quality, extensively researched materials. You may purchase our eBooks which are copyright protected and are one of the best in the Food & Agriculture industry.

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Ground Orchids
The "Ground Orchids" are one of the most popular terrestrial orchids because it is very easy to grow them without much effort and care. It is one of the hardiest orchids for home gardening...Want to know more... You may Watch and Subscribe our video channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbnPvlzMp2s9mb7dTrHRQjQ

White Ginger Lilies, The Butterfly Flower
White ginger lily is a popular garden plant in warm temperate regions, tropics and subtropics. The plants are grown for their butterfly-shaped flowers which are pure-looking and fragrant. White ginger lily is the 'National Flower' of Cuba... You may watch and subscribe our video channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbnPvlzMp2s9mb7dTrHRQjQ

Coffee...
Coffee is a favorite beverage for all...Coffee powder is made from roasted beans (fruits) of coffee plants. There are two species of coffee plants-Coffea arabica and Coffea robusta. To learn more watch this video... You may watch and subscribe our video channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbnPvlzMp2s9mb7dTrHRQjQ

Spine Gourd (Kakrol) Fry Recipe
Spine gourd is a popular gourd vegetable and the plant can be grown throughout the year. By the way, Have you ever tasted 'kakrol or spine gourd fry'??? If not, watch this video and learn "How to Prepare Delicious, Nutritious, Spine Gourd Fry".... You may watch and subscribe our video channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbnPvlzMp2s9mb7dTrHRQjQ

Making Wine from Grapes
Growing of grapes is called viticulture and the science of wine and winemaking is called oenology. Scientific name of wine grape is Vitis vinifera, which is of European origin. Two major wines are red wine and white wine. Red wine is made from red grapes. Quality of grapes determines quality of wine. To learn more watch this video... You may also watch and subscribe our video channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbnPvlzMp2s9mb7dTrHRQjQ

Bulb Crops for Home Gardens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening
Among all the garden crops, bulbous crops play an important role in magnifying the view of the home garden as these have other good qualities besides beautifying the place where these are grown. One of the main advantages of growing bulbous crops in a home garden is that due to perennial nature, a gardener does not have to worry about next season planting.
Rhubarb, the Pie Plant: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Peppercorns: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Spices, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Patchouli Herb: Commercial Growing Practices and Economic Importance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Scientific name of Patchouli is Pogostemon patchouli (Syn. Pogostemon cablin). Patchouli belongs to mint family i.e. Labiatae or Lamiaceae. Patchouli is a tropical, perennial aromatic herb which is mainly grown for its aromatic leaves. Patchouli oil, a highly fragrant essential oil, is extracted from its dried herbage. Patchouli is also known as Stink Weed or Pucha Pot (Putcha-Pat).
Moringa, the Drumstick Tree
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
The booklet, 'Moringa, the Drumstick Tree' is an overview of multipurpose tree, Moringa oleifera, commonly known as the drumstick tree. It is a highly useful tree of Indian subcontinent origin. In this booklet, various culinary, medicinal and commercial uses of moringa plant is dealt in detail.
Asparagus Spears: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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 Herbs for Aromatherapy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Website Guide: For Agribusiness and Horticulture Concepts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Web / site directories, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
The book 'Website Guide for Agribusiness and Horticulture Concepts' is a compilation of top website URLs in each category of agribusiness and horticulture topics.
5 Popular Perennial Vegetables: Globe Artichokes, Crosnes, Asparagus, Sunchokes and Rhubarb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Generally cultivated crops are grouped into any of the three categories based on their growing cycle. These categories are annuals, biennials and perennials. Annuals complete both their vegetative and reproductive life cycles within a season or a year. Biennials complete their vegetative growth phase during first growing season or first year and produce seeds during the second season.
Parsley: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Growing Vegetables: KnolKhol, Lettuce and Zucchini
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Growing Kale Leaves, Brussels Sprouts and Celery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Chinese Cabbages: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Chinese Cabbages are a group of nutrient-dense Cruciferous 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. Among 47 nutritious foods studied, Chinese cabbages are the second-most nutrient-rich food, only after watercress.
Advanced Hydroponics Technologies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening
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.
Health Benefits of 150 Vegetables
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Feeling young and healthy is the most important preoccupation of people of all ages and types. Making conscious decisions about what to eat and how to eat has a great impact on our health and appearance. Eating a healthy, balanced diet is the only way to achieve health and youthful appearance for everyone.
Ginger, Turmeric and Indian Arrowroot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Spices, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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'.
Chile Peppers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
This small book explains in detail about various domesticated and wild species of Chile pepper plants. Though there are about 30 species of Chile pepper plants have been recognized so far, only FIVE species such as Capsicum annum, Capsicum chinense, Capsicum frutescens, Capsicum baccatum and Capsicum pubescens have been commercially exploited till date.
Bell Peppers: Growing Practices and Nutritional Value
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
This small book on "Bell Peppers" explains in detail ideal growing practices and nutritional information of various types of bell peppers such as green bell peppers, red bell peppers, orange bell peppers, white bell peppers, and purple bell peppers. Bell peppers are also known as sweet peppers because they are non-pungent unlike other chili peppers.
Growing Vegetables: Artichokes, Crosnes, Broccoli and Chives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
This small book explains in detail growing practices, health benefits, food preparations, and nutrient information of four popular vegetables namely, artichokes, crosnes, broccoli and chives. Artichokes and crosnes are perennial vegetables and are used in rare and exotic food preparations. Crosnes are also known as 'Chinese artichokes' and these are one of the most delicious root vegetables.
Basics of E-Business
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / internet marketing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » E-commerce / general
With the advent of e-businesses and e-commercial transactions, the number of internet users who rely on internet for their buying and selling transactions has gone up considerably. E-Commerce is the buzz word in this modern technology-empowered era and there are numerous entrepreneurial opportunities awaiting creative entrepreneurs of all sorts in the field of e-commerce.
5 Popular Leafy Salad Vegetable
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Advanced Packaging Technologies for Fruits and Vegetables
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening
The book begins with a short narration of current packaging practices followed by present day horticulture industry. After pointing out the disadvantages of some of the current practices, the author categorically states that we do not need to religiously follow traditional packaging practices if we are serious about curtailing the supply chain loss of fruits and vegetables.
20 Books for Personal Development
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,220. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
It is very easy to get waylaid by the demands of personal and professional life. We often stray from our intended course of journey and become demoralized soon. We, eventually, end up with having a stagnant life rather than having the passion to pursue our dreams and goals. Here comes the significance of some good inspirational books.
Seaweeds As Vegetables
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
With the advent of organic food and organic farming revolution, seaweeds are now increasingly becoming popular as a naturally-grown vegetable. It is also popular as an organic salad component and as a snack food item across the whole world. Nutritional information and food significance of about 11 popular seaweeds are briefed in this small book for informational purposes only.
Vegetable Superfoods
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Managing Stress Naturally
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress
This 30-page booklet explains various natural and spiritual ways to reduce stress from daily life. Spiritual stress management techniques include yoga, meditation, peaceful living, prayer and observation of silence, solitude and fasting. Most popular natural stress management techniques are journal writing, socializing, listening to music, watching movies or television, exercises etc.
Jerusalem Artichokes: Production and Marketing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Jerusalem artichoke plants are grown for its edible nutritious tubers which are actually modified underground stems called ‘rhizomes’. Jerusalem artichoke tubers are high in potassium, iron, dietary fibers, niacin, thiamine, copper and phosphorus. Jerusalem artichoke plants are very easy to grow as they are very hardy plants and once roots are established on soil.
Tamarind, the Indian Date
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Spices, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Mineral-Rich Vegetables
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening
Minerals are essential elements that are required by a human body in minute quantities to perform its metabolic functions as well as for healthy growth and development. Minerals such as potassium, calcium, sodium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, chlorine etc help in body fluid movement and tissue building.
Vitamin-Rich Vegetables
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins
We need vitamins in small quantities for healthy living and staying fit. Vitamins are required to regulate body metabolism and tissue building. Requirement of vitamins increases with the increase in age. Insufficient amount of vitamins in the body results in vitamin deficiency diseases. This small booklet of 30-pages is intended to provide some insights into vitamin-rich vegetables.
Flowers as Vegetables
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening
Some flowers are eaten as vegetables in many parts of the world. Most popular among them are pumpkin flowers, Sesbania flowers, calabash gourd flowers and broccoli flower clusters. Nutritional information and food significance of these 4 popular flowers are briefed in this small book for informational purposes only.
Curry Leaf Plant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening
Botanical name of curry leaf plant is Murraya koenigii. It belongs to the family Rutaceace, the citrus family. Curry leaf plant is tropical to subtropical in growth habit. It is grown as a perennial plant which when grown in an open space, grows into a small tree of up to 5 meters in height; while growing in containers and greenhouses, it grows into a small bushy shrub of up to 2.5 meters in heigh
Cilantro, the Coriander Greens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening
Coriander plants are mainly grown for coriander seeds which is an important condiment used for various food preparations. Coriander seeds are also used for preparing coriander powder which is an essential ingredient of various curry powders. Common names of coriander greens are Coriander leaves, Cilantro, Chinese parsley, Cilantrillo, Culantro, Mexican parsley, and Yuen sai.
A Simple Guide for Growing Organic Mushrooms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Agriculture, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Mushrooms are a group of fleshy saprophytic fungi that are found growing on dead organic matter. Over 10,000 species of mushrooms are believed to be found naturally growing in moist, damp forests and soils rich in organic matter throughout the world. Among these, some are edible while others are toxic. A few species of mushrooms are known for their medicinal properties.
Vegetable Part-2: Vegetable Greens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Vegetable greens are complete source of minerals, vitamins and plant chemicals that keeps oneself protected from various diseases. It is advised by all the health practitioners to include green leaves at least once in a day. Green leafy vegetables are also rich in fibers that help in digestion, keeping check on cholesterol and blood pressure.
Vegetable Part-1: Nutritional and Medicinal Value
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Consumption of vegetables in either cooked or boiled or raw form as a salad is a common routine in all the households. Most of the people consume vegetables in order to complete their balanced diet. Various types of vegetables are sold in the market to prepare a number of healthy and relishing dishes. It is also known to most of the people that these vegetables are very rich sources of nutrients.
Organic Production of Pepper, Ginger and Turmeric
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Black pepper is one of the most important spice crops of India. Ginger is one of the important spice crops used for its aromatic and medicinal properties. Ginger is commercially sold in rhizome state. Turmeric, the ‘Indian saffron’ is one of the most important spice crops of India. Its culinary and medicinal merit finds its use in drug, cosmetic and food industry in India.
Organic Production of Some Agronomic Crops
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Basmati rice is known as the King of Rice and is priced for its characteristic long-grain, subtle aroma and delicious taste.Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh are traditional basmati rice growing areas. Cotton plays a dominant role in the Indian agricultural and industrial economy. Red gram, also known as pigeon pea (arhar or tur) is a very important pulse crop for India.
Organic Food Certification and Marketing Strategies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Organic certification is a certification process for producers of organic food and other products. Certification of any product acknowledges that its production has been done according to organic production standards. The production standards vary from country to country, based on their certifying bodies, but the general concept remain the same.
Organic Crop Production Technology
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
According to IFOAM, Organic agriculture is a “production system that sustains the health of soils, eco-systems and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of inputs with adverse effects. According to FAO, “Organic is a claim on the production process rather than a claim on the product itself”.
Milk and Milk Products
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - General
MILK is the normal mammary secretion derived from complete milking of healthy milch animal. It is also defined as the whole, clean, fresh, lacteal secretion obtained by complete milking of one or more healthy milch animals. Milk has been evolved as an ideal source of nourishment to the young ones of a particular species producing it.
Jasmines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Jasmines are the only flowers which are demanded on a large scale for their rich fragrance and beauty. Considered as one of the most important flower grown in Indian gardens, various species are cultivated with the purpose of purifying the garden atmosphere with their fragrance. In the commercial markets, Jasmines are demanded for their flower extracts in the form of perfumes, oils, concretes etc.
Growing a Home Gardens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Gardening may be pursued either as a hobby or as a career. To the modern urban world, gardening is a hobby, a relaxing escape from the pressures of an urban environment. To a vocational gardener, gardening may be an enjoyable vocation. Whatever may be the reason behind the gardening activity, undoubtedly, growing flowers, fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruits, provides a great sense of joy.
Growing Rose Flowers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Roses are known as ‘the Queen of Flowers’. Roses are always in demand as they are the only flowers that are associated with beauty, fragrance and eternal love. Regarded as the most important cut flower world-wide, commercially as well as aesthetically, roses are traditionally grown as perennial woody shrubs. Generally the growth habit of the rose plant is to grow as an erect shrub.
Growing Lilies, Tuberoses and Amaryllis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Lilies are considered as those cut flowers which enliven the environment by their charismatic appearances with most beautiful colors.Tuberose is derived from a Latin word “Tuberosa” which means swollen with the virtue of having tuberous roots that act as a storage organ for the plant during dormancy. Amaryllis is also a commonly grown bulbous flower by the gardeners.
Gladiolus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Gladiolus, also known as Sword Lily has derived its name from a Latin word “Gladioli” which means sword as the leaves of the plant resemble to that of a sword. Attractive and long spikes with bright, huge and colorful flowers in various sizes in addition to long keeping quality are some of the characteristics which make it as one of the most demanding and revenue fetching commercial crop.
Genetically Modified Crops
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Genetics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Genetically modified crops are the crops whose genetic makeup is changed. The technology enables you to transfer the genome of one organism and allow it to be inserted to another organism. The genetic makeup of an organism specifies its characteristic features. The genetic material of all plants and animals are made of DNA which stands for Deoxyribonucleic Acid.
Organic Production of Coffee, Okra, Tomato, Mango and Banana
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Agrihortico. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
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.
Chrysanthemum and Marigold
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Chrysanthemum is also known as “queen of the east”. Marigold is one of all the important commercial and household flowers which are very popular amongst gardeners and florist for easy cultivation and revenue generation. No house garden is left without marigold and it has also gained importance in view of easy commercial cultivation.
Carnations
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Carnation is regarded as one of the most important cut flower all over the world and a very much preferable crop to be grown commercially in terms of fetching appreciable monetary returns. This small book about "Carnations" explains in detail various types of carnation flowers, growing practices, disease and pest management, and marketing of carnations as cut flowers
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Spine Gourd: The Teasle Gourd
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Scientific name of spine gourd or teasle gourd is Momordica dioica. Spine gourd is a cucurbitaceous vegetable which is closely related to bitter gourd. However, it is not bitter in taste as bitter gourd. As in case of other cucurbitaceous vegetables (cucurbits) which mainly include melons and gourds, spine gourd is also grown as a summer vegetable in tropical and subtropical countries.
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.
Vegetables At A Glance: A Picture Guide
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Vegetables are the edible parts of the plants i.e. fruit, bark, root, leaves, etc. It is consumed on daily basis to live a healthy life. Vegetables are full of nutrition. Vegetables are available in large number of varieties, sizes and colors.
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.
Spicy Fruit Pickles
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Fruit, from a consumer’s point of view, is a juicy, sweet, and fleshy edible product (i.e. the ripened ovary of a flower) of a plant that contains seeds and an envelope. So from a consumer’s point of view, plant products such as apple, apricot, pear, peach, ripe sweet mango, ripe sweet papaya, phalsa, karonda, pineapple, berries of all kinds, cherry, lychee, citrus fruits of all kinds, etc.
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.
32 Spicy Indian Chutneys
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This is a small booklet/pamphlet of about 35-40 pages regarding various recipes of spicy Indian chutneys. Chutneys can be prepared from fruits, nuts and dry fruits, vegetables and mixed fruits and vegetables. This booklet contains some popular recipes of food chutneys, vegetable chutneys and dry fruit chutneys.
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.
Home Based Food Enterprises: 9 Most Profitable Food Enterprises
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A home-based enterprise (HBE) is a business or an entrepreneurial venture that has its origin in a home environment. For example, an entrepreneur may start a business from a single room of his/her house or from garage or any other part of the house. Generally a home-based business is a small business venture without chaotic commercial activities that can disrupt a home environment.
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.
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.
Sapota or Sapodilla: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Sapota is a highly popular tropical fruit. Scientific name of sapota or sapodilla is Manilkara zapota or Achras sapota. It belongs to the family of Sapotaceae. Sapodilla is believed to be a native of Mexico and other tropical countries of South America. Sapodilla trees are perennial, slow-growing, evergreen fruit trees. These plants are of tropical growth habit and can grow to more than 15 meters.
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.
Pineapple: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Pineapple is a popular tropical fruit. Scientific name of pineapple plant is Ananas comosus. It belongs to the family of Bromeliaceae. Pineapples are a native to southern Brazil and Paraguay. Pineapples are an important commercial fruit crop of the tropics. Major commercial-scale producers of pineapples are Hawaii Islands, Brazil, Malaysia, Taiwan, Mexico, the Philippines, South Africa, India etc.
Passion Fruit: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Passion fruit is a popular tropical fruit. Scientific name of Passion fruit is Passiflora edulis. It belongs to the family of Passifloraceae. Passion fruit is originated in Brazil. Now, passion fruits are distributed and cultivated in several tropical regions of the world including South Africa, Kenya, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Indonesia, Florida, Sri Lanka, and India.
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).
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
Cassava: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Cassava is a tropical tuber crop mainly grown for its edible starchy storage roots. Cassava tubers are an excellent source of carbohydrates and therefore used as a staple food in many African and Asian countries. In these countries, cassava is an important source of food carbohydrates and therefore it is grown as an important cash crop. Cassava tubers are used as a root vegetable also.
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.
Fenugreek and Mustard: Leaves and Seeds as Foods
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Scientific name of fenugreek greens is Trigonella foenum-graecum. It belongs to the family Fabaceae. Fenugreek is considered to be a native of Eastern Europe and Ethiopia. It is widely cultivated in India and Mediterranean countries. Common name of fenugreek greens is Greek hay.
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.
Carrots and Beets: Popular Root Vegetables
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Carrot is a biennial herbaceous plant cultivated for its starchy, edible root tubers. For vegetable purposes, carrot is grown as an annual crop. During the first season of growth, the plant completes vegetative growth and produces edible root tubers; during the next season, the plant completes its reproductive cycle and produces seeds.
Taro and Yams: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Taro or colocasia is a popular tropical tuber crop grown for its edible root tubers and succulent, tender shoots and young leaves. Colocasia tubers are used as a staple food and as a vegetable in many countries. Colocasia leaves are used as a tropical leafy vegetable. There are many varieties of colocasia that are cultivated for edible purposes.
Globe Artichokes: The French Artichokes
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Scientific name of Globe Artichoke is Cynara scolymus. It is a popular plant which is grown for its edible globular flower buds that is used as a vegetable. Globe artichokes are known by different names in different parts of the world. It is called “Sharifa” or "Shalifa" in Hindi.
Amorphophallus: The Elephant Foot Yam
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Elephant foot yam is a popular tuber vegetable in tropics and subtropics. It is also known as “white spot giant arum”, “stink lily”, and “sweet yam”. In India, it is known by various names such as Oal, Suran, Zimmikanda/Jimmikand, Kuch. In Sanskrit, it is known as ‘Bahukanda’ and in Urdu, it is called ‘Zamin-kand’.
Radish, Rutabaga and Turnip
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Radishes are a popular root vegetable of Brassicaceae family and are grown for their fleshy edible tubers, which are actually modified tap roots. Radishes can be grown as annuals or biennials depending upon the growing purposes. For vegetable purposes, it is grown as an annual and for seed production, it is grown as a biennial. Tubers may be eaten raw as a salad vegetable or cooked.
Pumpkins: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Scientific name of common pumpkins, which are rounded with smooth skin and yellow colour, is Cucurbita pepo. Scientific name of large cultivars of pumpkins and squashes (giant pumpkins) is Cucurbita maxima. Scientific name of winter cultivars of pumpkins and squashes is Cucurbita moschata. Pumpkins are actually a group of squash plants, fruits of which may be small-, medium- or large-sized.
Leek, Shallots and Spring Onions
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Leek belongs to the family Amaryllidaceae and genus Allium. Scientific name of leek is Allium porrum. Leek is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region. Leek is a non-bulb forming member of the onion family and biennial in growth habit just like other members of onion family. The blanched stems and leaves of leek are used as a vegetable. It is used in salads, stews and soups.
Kohlrabi: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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KnolKhol is an exotic, temperate, stem-vegetable belonging to Brassica family, i.e. family of cabbage and cauliflower. Scientific name of KnolKhol is Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes. KnolKhol is also known as Kohlrabi or German Turnip or Cabbage Turnip. KnolKhol is mainly grown for its edible, succulent globular-shaped modified stem and associated leaves which are turnip-flavoured.
Garden Cress, Water Cress and Land Cress
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Scientific name of garden cress is Lipidium sativum and it belongs to the family Brassicaceae. All members of Brassicaceae are believed to be originated in the region comprising of Western Europe, the Mediterranean region and the temperate regions of Asia. Though all Brassica vegetables are biennial in growth habit, they are grown as annuals for food purposes.
Nutritious Sweet Potatoes
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Recent scientific studies reveal one important fact regarding our nutrition: Cruciferous vegetables, dark leafy greens, citrus fruits, berries, and of course, our humble sweet potatoes are the most nutritious foods on the planet Earth. Isn’t it surprising that sweet potatoes are also featured in the list as one of the nutrient-dense foods? A tuber vegetable that we all ignored so far...
Chicory and Endive: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Chicory or common chicory is a popular salad leafy vegetable. Two major types of common chicory are radicchio chicory and Belgian endive or Witloof chicory. Scientific name of common chicory is Cichorium intybus. Endive is a leafy salad vegetable belonging to the genus Cichorium. Scientific name of endive is Cichorium endivia and it belongs to the family Asteraceae, the Daisy family.
Cabbage and Cauliflower
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Cabbage is one of the most popular winter vegetables in the tropics. Cabbage is used for making various vegetable preparations, salads, pickles and vegetable soups. Cabbage is believed to be originated in the coastal southern and western Europe. Cauliflower plant is grown for its white tender heads called ‘curds’; it is grown as a winter vegetable in tropics and subtropics.
Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts
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Scientific name of Broccoli is Brassica oleracea var. italic. The edible portion of a broccoli is its immature buds and thick fleshy flower stalk. There are two types of broccoli available in the market: green sprouting broccoli and purple-colored broccoli. Green sprouting broccoli contains a group of green, immature buds and thick fleshy flower stalk forming a head.
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