Author: Sheikh M. Sultan
Total Articles: 3 |
Total Views: 1059
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City: Srinagar |
State: Jammu and Kashmir, India
About Me: Sr. Scientist working at
NBPGR (National Bureau of
Plant Genetic Resources)
Regional Station Srinagar.
My interest is in
management of PGR(Plant
Articles by Sheikh M. Sultan:
Wild Caraway- A useful plant of Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Carum carvi L. commonly called as caraway belongs to the family Apiaceae grows wild in Leh, Nubra, Suru, Zanaskar valleys and Drass area of Ladakh province besides in Gurez area and at some other places of Kashmir province of Jammu and Kashmir.The leaves, roots and fruits of this plant are useful.Its fruits which are commonly but erroneously called as seeds are endowed with medicinal properties are primarily used as spice and condiment.
Sea Buckthorn: Vulnerable Wonder Plant of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
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Sea buckthorn (Hippophae L.) is a wonder plant of Ladakh and named as 'Leh berry' produces small orange or yellow colored berries which are sour in taste but rich in vitamins especially vitamin C.Many sea buckthorn products having nutritional and medicinal value are now commercialized.
Black Caraway - A highly valuable but endangered plant genetic resource of Jammu and Kashmir
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This small article is about a valuable but endangered wild species of Bunium persicum used as a spice and medicinal plant in Jammu & Kashmir