Farmer`s Diary

Introduction & Uses: Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is one of important spice crop & principal odoriferous constituents of curry powder. The green leaves contain minerals, protein, vitamin A & C abundantly. Dried seeds are used for flavoring & food preparations. It prevents constipation, removes indigestion, & stimulate spleen & liver. Seed contains diosgenin which is used

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Introduction & Uses: Asparagus (Asparagus officialis) commonly known as Kurilo in Nepali is a herbaceous annual plant. Tender shoots called as ‘spears’ are used as vegetable & in preparation of soups. The tender spear contains a white crystalline substance, ‘asparagine’ that is used in preparation of medicine as diuretic in cardiac dropsy & chronic gout.

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 Introduction: Apart from the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic fear & economic losses, there is a warning of locust swarm in South Asia by FAO this year. Locust are the collection of species of short-horned grasshoppers in the family Acrididae which have swarming phase. Generally, they are solitary but under certain circumstances they become gregarious and change

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