Fruits & Vegetables Week: Moringa oleifera, the drumsticks and Soanjna

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 11, 2011, 3:41:33 AM1/11/11
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 Moringa oleifera, the drumsticks tree or  and Suhanjna treHorseradish tree, with both young pods and flowers used as vegetable. Pods are commonly put in sambar preparations.
 
Local names
Hindi: Mungna, Sainjna, shajna
Beng: Sajina
Mar: Achajhada, shevgi
Guj: Midhosaragavo, saragavo
Tel: Mulaga, munaga, tellamunaga
Tamil: Murugai
Kan: Nugge
Mal: Mirinna, Sigru, moringa
Pun: Soanjna


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tanay bose

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Jan 11, 2011, 8:26:08 AM1/11/11
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In bengal both the flower and fruits are taken as food
tanay
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Tanay Bose
Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
Department of Botany.
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