by Bhat, K. L.

ISBN: 9788170358459
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 7995.00
Biblio : xiii+209p.,col.plts.,tabls.,ind., 23 cm

Author Profile

Professor Kanaya Lal Bhat is working as Professor in Division of Vegetable Science and Floriculture, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, J & K.

About The Book

Brinjal (Baigan) is a native plant and is widely used in Indian cuisine. It is a popular vegetable grown extensively in almost all over the world. It occupies third position amongst vegetable crops. India’s brinjal economy is estimated to be close to $2 billion, with millions of farmers cultivating it annually in nearly 5, 50, 000 hectares. Its production contributes not only to food nutrition security but also to poverty alleviation. It is easy to grow and earns higher returns without involving

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introduction Origin and Distribution Area and Production Areas of Cultivation Current Status 2. Nutritive Value and Uses Chemical Constituents Health and Nutritional Benefits of Eating Brinjal Uses Medicinal Value Biological Activities Toxicity 3. Taxonomy Vernacular Names Systematic Position Synonyms Classification on the Basis of Fruit Shape and Plant Spread Classification on the Basis of Fruit Colour Botany Roots Stem Leaves Petiole Flowers Calyx This eboo