SUNFLOWER SEED CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Sunflower / Helianthus annuus belongs to the Asteraceae family. Sunflower is an important oil seed crop and grown across the world. It is also called Soorajmukhi, Suryaphula, Suryakanti, Poddutirugudu…

SOYBEAN SEED CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Soybean / Soybean / Glycine max / Golden bean belong to the Fabaceae family. It is a legume crop and is rich in protein. Soybean oil is one of the most popular edible oil used in India. It is also cal…

SESAME CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Sesame / Gingili / Till belongs to the Pedaliaceae family. It is also called Til, Ellu, Nuvvulu, Tul, Ellu beeja, Tila Bija, Rasshi, Rasi, etc. It is an important oilseed crop with an oil content of 4…

MUSTARD SEED CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Mustard / Brassica belongs to the Cruciferae family. Mustard is being grown in India since the very early ages. Mustard is also called Rai, Laha Banarasi Rai, Kalee sarson, Sasave, Assue, Sorisa, Aval…

LINSEED CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Linseed / Flaxseed / Linum usitatissimum belongs to the Linaceae family. It is an annual herbaceous crop with a short taproot system. In India, it is grown mainly for seed used for extracting oil. The…

CASTOR SEED CULTIVATION IN INDIA

Castor seed / Ricinus communis belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. It is grown mainly for the seeds and oil. Castor seeds and castor oil are also called Arandi, Amudalu, Amanakku vitaikal, Amanakku y…