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Package of practices - Cucumber

Package of practices - Cucumber
Group Name : Cucurbits Crops
Name : Cucumber
Botanical Name : Cucumis sativus L.

The Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus L.), Known as Khira in Hindi is a very popular and important vegetable grown in hills and plains of India. It is used as salad, pickle and also as cooked vegetable. It has a cooling effect, prevents constipation, useful in jaundice and seeds have number of ayurvedic uses.