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Pigeon pea: Plant information, History, and Nutrition

Pigeon pea: Plant information, History, and Nutrition

Cover picture – Credits to: ICRISAT RP 11C. P.S: Mr. Satyanarayana Mogilicherla, Senior officer of agriculture, ICRISAT-Patancheru, Hyderabad- India. Pigeon pea, scientifically known as Cajanus cajan. Some of its common names are […]

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Papaya Interesting facts, Nutritional value, and Health benefits

Fun facts about papaya Papaya is a popular exotic fruit with a sweet melon-like taste. Its scientific name is Carica papaya L. It belongs to the Caricaceae family and is […]


10 Interesting Facts about Endive and Escarole 

Which is the difference between endive and escarole? The scientific name of endive (or chicory) is Cichorium endivia. It belongs to the Asteraceae or Composite family. Endive is a biennial, […]

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15 Interesting Facts about Pumpkins

Technically, as pumpkin, we characterize the cultivars of the following species of the genus Cucurbita: C. pepo, C. mixta, and C. moschata. Pumpkins are native to North, Central and South […]


Interesting Facts about Onions

Their scientific name of onion is Allium cepa. Onion is a biennial plant treated as an annual crop. Onion bulbs are, in fact, transformed leaves. Onions form bulbs under specific […]

Mung Bean Plant Information, Uses, Nutritional Value and Health Venefits

Mung Bean: Plant Information, Uses, Nutritional Value and Health Benefits

Mung Bean and its Importance The mung bean (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek) is the most cost-effective and essential pulse crop and is an annual, warm-season legume with a quick growth […]

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Interesting facts about Raspberries

Raspberry is a symbol in Russian folklore. There is a proverb in Russia, ‘ Life’s a real picnic,’ which translates to ‘Life is raspberry.’ A raspberry flower looks down, looking […]