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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 3068-3089
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.369


Indigenous Horticultural Crops of India for Immunity Development
L. C. De1* and Tulipa De2
1ICAR-NRC for Orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim, India
2UBKV, Pundibari, Cooch Behar, west Bengal, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Most of the indigenous fruits are underutilized and are rich in vitamin, minerals, nutrients and has medicinal potential. Many traditional or under-utilized vegetables are characterized by a high nutritional value compared with global vegetables like tomato and cabbage. As source of essential vitamins, micronutrients, protein, antioxidants and other phytonutrients, traditional vegetables, underutilized legume crops, spices and medicinal plants have the potential to play a major role in strategies to attain nutritional security. In the present review, 16 fruit crops, 19 vegetable crops, 2 ornamental plants and more than 20 medicinal plants of Indian origin having capacity to develop immunity of individuals is discussed.


Keywords: Underutilized, Fruits, Vegetables, Medicinal plants, Antioxidants
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De, L. C. and Tulipa De. 2020. Indigenous Horticultural Crops of India for Immunity Development.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 3068-3089. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.369