Enumeration of Leafy Vegetables of Bhadravathi Taluk, Karnataka

Authors(2) :-Dr. Nagaraj Parisara, Dr. B. R. Kiran

Bhadravathi taluk is situated in Malnad region of Karnataka and unique in their nature by having rich diversity of leafy vegetable plants. Leafy vegetables are low in calories and fat, and rich in protein , dietary fiber ,iron, vitamins and manganese. This paper provides the information of 41 species and 33 genera of 22 families. Among families Amaranthaceae is dominant with 12 species followed by Apiaceae, Brassicaceae and Fabaceae with 3 species each. In this study, herbs are dominant. The peoples of these area mainly depend on leafy greens as food source. Use of leafy vegetables may act as alternative food resources other than cultivated vegetables.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. Nagaraj Parisara
Department of Environmental Science, Sahyadri Science College (Autonomous), Shivamogga, Karnataka, India
Dr. B. R. Kiran
Research & Teaching Assistant in Environmental Science, DDE, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka, India

Edible, Leafy Vegetables, Bhadravathi Taluk

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-February 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-02-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 32-35
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162110
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

Cite This Article :

Dr. Nagaraj Parisara, Dr. B. R. Kiran, " Enumeration of Leafy Vegetables of Bhadravathi Taluk, Karnataka", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.32-35, January-February-2016.
Journal URL : http://ijsrst.com/IJSRST162110

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