bitter gourd


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bitter gourd

A courgette-shaped vegetable of the marrow family. Used in Asian cooking.
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According to a spokesman for Agriculture (Extension) Department, lady finger, bitter gourd (Kraila), gourd (Ghiya Kaddu), Cucumis Anguria (Tinda), bottle-gourd (Ghiya Tori) and cucumber (Kheera) can be sown to get healthy vegetables during summer.
According to a spokesman of agriculture extension department, the growers should cultivate approved varieties of bitter gourd for good yield.
Bitter gourd (karela), okra and ridged gourd (turai) are being sold in Sukkur for up to Rs160 a kg.
Bitter gourd was being sold at Rs 75 per kg while ladyfinger was at Rs 1,200 to 1,400 per kg.
The delegation discussed the need for research on nematode that infected potatoes which were exported to Russia as well as problems created by thrips for the bitter gourd crop.
It is about a boy who learns to appreciate the health benefits of eating bitter gourd, considered one of the least preferred vegetable-fruits among children because of its rather distinctive taste.
The physical and chemical properties of different compound substrates were analyzed, and the comparative tests for the development and physiological characteristics of bitter gourd seedlings growing on different substrates were performed.
According to price list, potato was sold at Rs 25 per kilogram, Onion Rs 34, Tomato Rs 45, Ginger Rs 100, Garlic (China) Rs 296, Garlic Local 370, Lemon Rs 58, Pumpkin Rs 52, Brinjal Rs 50, Peas Rs 54, Fresh Bean Rs 55, Tinda Walaiti (Imported gourd small) Rs 24, Cucumber Rs 25, Capsicum Rs 85/60, Green Chilli Rs 56, Cauliflower Rs 25/18, Cabbage Rs 28, Bitter Gourd Rs 125, Green Zucchini Rs 95, Spinach Rs 14/10, Raddish Rs 14, Turnip Rs 25, Yam Rs 70, Maroo Rs 22, Carrot Rs 23, Chicken Rs 127 and Egg per dozen Rs 110.
Important findings included: Average concentrations of Pb were exceeding permissible level of WHO and FSSA in onion procured from Karachi and in carrot, potato, bitter gourd and apple gourd from Lahore.
We may not know any fruit that goes by Bitter Melon, but are all familiar with its other name that is bitter gourd or bitter squash or karela in India.
Bitter gourd is a different nature's bountiful gifts to mankind which not only have fabulous digestional properties, it is a store house of remedies for many common ailment.