Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) is an important seed spice crop mainly grown in rabi season and belongs to family Apiaceae and it is native of Mediterranean regions. It is the most widely used condiment throughout the world. India is the largest producer of coriander in all over world. It is prominently cultivated in Rajasthan, Andhra pradesh, Gujrat, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Karnataka, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. In India, it occupies 516.1 thousand hectares area with annual production of 496.2 thousand tonnes. A spice is a dried seed, fruit, root, bark or vegetative substance used in flavoring, seasoning and imparting aroma in variety of food items and beverages. In India, wide varieties of spices are grown and many of them are native to the subcontinent. India is also known as “Home of Spices”. Besides importance in food industry, the spices have medicinal properties and thus are used in various pharmaceutical preparations and also in cosmetic industry. The usages of spices by consumers are increasing world-wide because they are completely natural, rather than artificial additives for seasoning and flavoring of foods.
Dr. R. C. Sanwal
Dr. R. C. Sanwal born at Aspura, Sikar, Rajasthan. He had obtained M.Sc. from RAU, Bikaner and Ph.D. Soil Science, SKRAU Bikaner in the field of “Response of coriander to N, P and vermicompost in Rajasthan” pursuing in SRF, at Agriculture Research Station, SKRAU Bikaner. He has published many articles & research papers in various journals.
Dr. Yogesh Sharma
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organic agriculture, Growth parameters, yield attributes, Yield, nutrient content, nutrient uptake, nutrient quality, nutrient status of soil, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Vermicompost, organic chemistry
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic