Agriculture -Plant products/Parts -Uses- March 13, 2017

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Agriculture 


 

Plant products/Parts -Uses


 

Poppy (Papaver Somniferum)- The plant from which opium (rich source of morphine) is obtained


 

 

Cinchona- The plant from which anti-malarial drug quinine is obtained


 

Cannabis – The plant from which Marijuana is obtained


 

Coca plant- The plant from which the drug cocaine is obtained


 

 

Cichorium intybus -The plant from which chicory commonly used as a substitute for coffee, is obtained


 

Rauwolfia serpentina or Sarpaghanda- The plant from which anti-hypertensive drug reserpine is obtained


 

Eucalyptus -The tree that yields an aromatic medicinal oil also known as Niligiri tel


 

Pine tree -The tree from which turpentine is obtained


 

Indigo – The plant from which a blue dye for use in textile industry is obtained


 

Rose – The flower whose petals are used for making gulkand a commonly used ingredient in the Indian paan


 

Jatropha- The plant from which bio-diesel is produced


 

Bark- The part of the plant from which jute fibre is obtained


 

Stem- The part of the plant that is potato/ginger


 

Flower bud- The part of the plant that is clove


 

Seed- The part of the plant from which coffee is obtained


 

Bark- The part of the plant that is used as a condiment from cinnamon tree


 

Stem- The part of the plant that yields sugar in sugarcane


 

Seed- The part of the plant that is eaten in coconut


 

Fruit (hairs surrounding the seed)- The part of the plant from which cotton fibre is obtained


 

Stigma- The part of the plant that yields saffron spice


 

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