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|Title:||Gum and Horticulture|
|Abstract:||Gum- Cashew nut (Anacardium
occidentale Linn.) is rich in vitamin C
and sugars. The gum obtained from its
stem bark is recommended in leprosy,
ringworm, corns, hair problems and
obstinate ulcers. Ibezim and others at CDRI
Lucknow have studied the suspending
properties of cashew gum, a white
powder, having a low ash content.
Horticulture- Carambola (Averrhoea carambola Linn.)bears fruits mainly on is easily damaged (wind-scar) during windy conditions. Pruning as well as fruit drop caused by strong winds, stimulates rebloom of Carambola trees.
|ISSN:||0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.1(1) [January-February 2002]|
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