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cultivation of pomegranate and its uses

BOTANICAL NAME: Punica granatum L
FAMILY: Punicacae
LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
English: Pomegranate
Sanskrit: Dadima
Hindi: Anar
Tamil: Maadhulai
Malayalam: Matalam
Kanada: Daalimbe


DESCRIPTION: Punica granatum L. is a small deciduous tree with smooth, dark grey bark. The thorns are straight, long, pointed and woody. The leaves are narrow and glossy. The flowers are usually scarlet red (occasionally yellow)...
 

cultivation of curry leaf and its uses

BOTANICAL NAME: Murraya koengii L.
FAMILY: Rutaceae
LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
English: Curry leaf
Sanskrit: Surabhi
Hindi: Katnim, Karipatta
Tamil: Karuvempu
Malayalam: Karivepu Kanada: Karibevu


DESCRIPTION: This is an evergreen shrub, up to 6m with spreading dark green foliage. The leaves of the plant are covered with minute glands and are also strongly aromatic. The plant bears clusters of small white fragrant flowers. Fruits...
 

cultivation of hibiscus herb and its uses

BOTANICAL NAME: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L.
FAMILY: Malvaceae
LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
English: Hibiscus, shoe-flower, Chinese rose
Sanskrit: Japapuspa
Hindi: Jasund
Tamil: Semparuthi
Malayalam: Ayamparutti
Kanada: Dasavala


DESCRIPTION: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. is an evergreen shrub that grows up to 30m in ideal conditions. More generally, it is about 2.5m. The leaves are bright green, ovate and coarsely...
 

Greenhouse Farming: Lettuce

Hydroponics ( Name originates from the Greek words hydro, water and ponos, work) is a strategy for developing plants soil .
Physical plants may be developed with their in the mineral supplement arrangement just or in a latent medium, for example, rock, mineral fleece, or coconut husk.

The Four basic lettuces are

1) Leaf Lettuce

The leaf lettuce comes in numerous hues, from emerald green to dim maroon. Surfaces range from adjusted edges to ornaments...
 

Cultivation Techniques for Melia dubia (malabar neem)

Site elements

The trees develop well in sandy topsoil, red and lateritic soils with a yearly precipitation of 800 mm or more.

Seed accumulation, preparing and Nursery procedures

Seed preparing and pretreatments: Reports state extremely poor germination in Melia. Learns at IFGTB uncover germination as high as 60 for every penny with no pretreatments. The drupes ought to be evaluated in water to uproot gliding seeds preceding sowing.

Nursery: Seed...

cultivation of Bermuda grass herb and its uses

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  • cultivation of Bermuda grass herb and its uses

    BOTANICAL NAME: Cynodon dactylon L. (Pers.)
    FAMILY: Poaceae
    LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
    English: Bermuda grass, couch grass
    Sanskrit: Durva
    Hindi: Dub
    Tamil: Arugampul
    Malayalam: Karuka
    Kanada: Garike hullu



    DESCRIPTION: The leaves of this grass are a grey-green colour and are short, up to 15 cm long with rough edges. The stems are erect and can reach 90 cm, although more usually are 30 cm tall. It has a deep root system; this is particularly useful in dry conditions where the root system can grow to over 2 m deep. The grass creeps along the ground and wherever a root node touches the ground it is able to form a dense mat.


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    DISTRIBUTION: This is a common grass, growing wild throughout India. It is widely distributed throughout the world including Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, parts of American and Canada and the Caribbean. It is often planted as a lawn.

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    PROPAGATION: It reproduces through seeds, runners and rhizomes. As it spreads quickly, only a small amount is required. Plant where there is full sun. It requires a temperature above 15°C for germination, with optimum growth between 24°C to 37°C. During the winter months, the grass becomes dormant and turns brown. It can also be cultivated in shallow pots for home use.

    CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS: Crude proteins, carbohydrates and mineral constituents, oxides of magnesium, phosphorous, calcium, sodium and potassium, sitosterol, carotene, vitamin C, cartone, palmitic acid, triterpenoides, alkaloids ergonovine and ergonovinine. Cynodon dactylon L. contains much starch, which is absent in Agropyron repens L., also referred to as couch grass.

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    ACTIONS: Diuretic, astringent, styptic, The plant is traditionally used as an agent to control diabetes in India [1].

    TRADITIONAL USES: It is considered a very sacred plant and is offered to Ganesh. It has been used to treat urinary tract infection, calculi and prostatitis. This is a plant that has been administered in cases of snakebite.

    TRADITIONAL RECIPES: This considered a cooling herb; a decoction of the whole plant is taken orally to keep the body cool .

    SCABIES AND ITCHES Grind equal quantities of the whole plant of Cynodon dactylon L. with Curcuma longa L. Apply externally to the affected area .Preferably 30 minutes before bathing .

    VOMITING Using the whole plant, grind a handful into a fine paste. Take 2 teaspoons with a glass of rice water .

    MENSTRUAL DISORDERS For scanty menstruation make a paste from the shoots. Take 4 teaspoons each morning for three days before eating . For excessive menstruation extract the juice from whole shoots and take 6 teaspoons mixed with honey three times daily for one week .

    PREGNANCY For bleeding during pregnancy take 6 teaspoons of the juice in milk before retiring for 41 days .

    CUTS AND WOUNDS Apply the juice of the whole plant to the affected area twice daily until healed . The juice prepared from ten to fifteen grams of fresh leaves with 200ml of cow’s milk is taken orally twice a day for a period of three days to treat leucorrhoea .

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    • cultivation of pomegranate and its uses
      moulis
      BOTANICAL NAME: Punica granatum L
      FAMILY: Punicacae
      LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
      English: Pomegranate
      Sanskrit: Dadima
      Hindi: Anar
      Tamil: Maadhulai
      Malayalam: Matalam
      Kanada: Daalimbe


      DESCRIPTION: Punica granatum L. is a small deciduous tree with smooth, dark grey bark. The thorns are straight, long, pointed and woody. The leaves are narrow and glossy. The flowers are usually scarlet red (occasionally yellow)...
      02-17-2016, 01:04 PM
    • cultivation of holy basil and its uses
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      BOTANICAL NAME: Ocimum sanctum L.
      FAMILY: Labiatae / Lamiaceae
      LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
      English: Holy Basil, Sacred Basil
      Sanskrit: Tulasi, Vishnu-priya, Divya
      Hindi: Tulsi
      Tamil: Thulasi
      Malayalam: Tulasi
      Kanada: Tulasi



      DESCRIPTION: Ocimum sanctum L. is an evergreen and strongly aromatic plant. It is erect with soft hairy foliage that is generally green to purplish in colour. It has small pinkish-purple...
      02-17-2016, 12:43 PM
    • cultivation of curry leaf and its uses
      moulis
      BOTANICAL NAME: Murraya koengii L.
      FAMILY: Rutaceae
      LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
      English: Curry leaf
      Sanskrit: Surabhi
      Hindi: Katnim, Karipatta
      Tamil: Karuvempu
      Malayalam: Karivepu Kanada: Karibevu


      DESCRIPTION: This is an evergreen shrub, up to 6m with spreading dark green foliage. The leaves of the plant are covered with minute glands and are also strongly aromatic. The plant bears clusters of small white fragrant flowers. Fruits...
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      BOTANICAL NAME: Lawsonia inermis L.
      FAMILY: Lythraceae
      LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
      English: Henna
      Sanskrit: Madayantika
      Hindi: Mehendi
      Tamil: Maruthani
      Malayalam: Mayilanji
      Kanada: Goranti


      DESCRIPTION: Lawsonia inermis L. is a large shrub, usually 1-2m high, occasionally 4m with many dense angular branches. The tips frequently have sharp spikes. The flowers are small and cream in colour. The smell is fragrant....
      02-17-2016, 12:24 PM
    • cultivation of hibiscus herb and its uses
      moulis
      BOTANICAL NAME: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L.
      FAMILY: Malvaceae
      LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
      English: Hibiscus, shoe-flower, Chinese rose
      Sanskrit: Japapuspa
      Hindi: Jasund
      Tamil: Semparuthi
      Malayalam: Ayamparutti
      Kanada: Dasavala


      DESCRIPTION: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. is an evergreen shrub that grows up to 30m in ideal conditions. More generally, it is about 2.5m. The leaves are bright green, ovate and coarsely...
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      FAMILY: Asteraceae
      LOCAL (VERNACULAR) NAMES:
      English: Trailing eclipta, False daisy
      Sanskrit: Bhringraj
      Hindi: Bhrangraj
      Tamil: Karisaalai
      Malayalam: Kannuni
      Kanada: Garuga


      DESCRIPTION: A perennial herb usually found spreading easily in moist grounds. The branches are hairy, reddish brown and can grow up to 40 cm high. The roots are found growing at the thickened nodal points....
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