NAHEED KOSER

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2014-12
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Since beginning of life, plants have been playing a significant role in every activities of an individual to fulfil the basic necessities of life. An increasing population in poor and under - developed countries were mainly dependent on available food resources to fulfil their regular food requirements. In the diet varieties of fruits were obtained from wild and cultivated resources used since prehistoric civilisation of humans which are being contributing basic nutrients to each and every individual to lead healthy life. The present younger generations of urban populace were highly concentrated towards the traditional low calorie food to prevent stress related disorders, instead of depending on Western instant food. The complete literary and field studies have been carried out in the field of wild and cultivated fruits used as raw/boiled to battle against malnutrition observed in the young and old generation of urban populace of Bangalore. This concept serves the purpose of sustainable use of wild and cultivated fruits for proper dietary requirements of young and age old individuals of the city by adding new wild edible nutrient fruit resources, which are natural, safe and chemical free to the traditional recipes in regular family diet for the benefit of urban society. The study deals with 50 fruit yielding plants are can be grown in the kitchen and public gardens, amusement parks and barren lands adopting modern techniques. It also conserves soil erosion, checks pollution and add crown to the city as a Garden city of Bangalore. The present research work gives massive information on wild and cultivated fruits resource plants of Bangalore urban. This is an attempt of enlisting of 51 wild and cultivated fruits resources plant species belonging to 38 genera of 27 families were conventionally utilised as wild and cultivated fruits as basic food sources for the benefit of present and future generations of urban populace of Bangalore. Keywords: Conservation, Wild, Cultivated, Fruit, Bang
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Since beginning of life, plants have been playing a significant role in every activities of an individual to fulfil the basic necessities of life. An increasing population in poor and under - developed countries were mainly dependent on available food resources to fulfil their regular food requirements. In the diet varieties of fruits were obtained from wild and cultivated resources used since prehistoric civilisation of humans which are being contributing basic nutrients to each and every individual to lead healthy life. The present younger generations of urban populace were highly concentrated towards the traditional low calorie food to prevent stress related disorders, instead of depending on Western instant food. The complete literary and field studies have been carried out in the field of wild and cultivated fruits used as raw/boiled to battle against malnutrition observed in the young and old generation of urban populace of Bangalore. This concept serves the purpose of sustainable use of wild and cultivated fruits for proper dietary requirements of young and age old individuals of the city by adding new wild edible nutrient fruit resources, which are natural, safe and chemical free to the traditional recipes in regular family diet for the benefit of urban society. The study deals with 50 fruit yielding plants are can be grown in the kitchen and public gardens, amusement parks and barren lands adopting modern techniques. It also conserves soil erosion, checks pollution and add crown to the city as a Garden city of Bangalore. The present research work gives massive information on wild and cultivated fruits resource plants of Bangalore urban. This is an attempt of enlisting of 51 wild and cultivated fruits resources plant species belonging to 38 genera of 27 families were conventionally utilised as wild and cultivated fruits as basic food sources for the benefit of present and future generations of urban populace of Bangalore. Keywords: Conservation, Wild, Cultivated, Fruit, Bang
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