fruits & vegetables :: CULTIVATED :: Brassicaceae » Raphanus sativus

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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 2, 2011, 1:34:58 PM1/2/11
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Brassicaceae (mustard, or cabbage family) » Raphanus sativus


RAF-an-us -- quickly appears
sa-TEE-vus -- cultivated


commonly known as: radish • Bengali: মুলো mulo • Gujarati: મૂળો mulo • Hindi: मौली mauli, मूलक mulak, मूली muli • Kannada: ಮೋಲಮ್ಗಿ molamgi, ಮೂಲಮ್ಗಿ mulamgi, ಮುಲ್ಲಮ್ಗಿ mullamgi • Kashmiri: मुजू muju • Konkani: मूळो mulo • Malayalam: മൂലാഭം molabham, മുള്ളങ്കി mullaanki, പാടീരം patiram • Marathi: मुळा mula • Sanskrit: मूलक mulaka, मूलिका mulika • Tamil: முள்ளங்கி mullanki • Telugu: ముల్లంగి mullangi • Urdu: فجل fujul


Native to: Eurasia (origin obscure); cultivated widely in south Asia


Edible use:
... root (as VEGETABLE)
... the entire plant and the tops (as VEGETABLE) ... Wikipedia


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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 3, 2011, 7:42:09 PM1/3/11
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Nice photographs, Dinesh ji

Here are mine from Delhi


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 
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Balkar Arya

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Jan 3, 2011, 7:47:23 PM1/3/11
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Its fruits known as Singra or Mungra are also used as vegetable
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Regards

Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
09416262964

Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 3, 2011, 7:50:19 PM1/3/11
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Red raddish relished as salad


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

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