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Coriander-a healthy food ingredient

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article image Introduction Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) comprising two species C. sativum L. 2n=22 cultivated widely in the tropics also originated here and one wild C. tordylium, belongs to the family umbelliferae similar to carrot. Generally it is known as Cilantro, Chinese parsley or dhania in some countries. It is believed that coriander originated in Southern Europe and North Africa. Countries like Canada, Morocco, India, Pakistan, Bulgaria and Romania are main producers.…Read More