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Tomato is the world’s largest vegetable crop and known as protective food both because of its special nutritive value and also because of its wide spread production. It is one of the most important vegetable crops cultivated for its fleshy fruits and it is considered as important commercial and dietary vegetable crop. The estimated area and production of tomato for India are about 3,50, 000 hectares and 53,00,000 tons respectively. The average productivity of tomato in our country is merely 158q/ha while its productivity in USA is 588q/ha, in Greece 498q/ha, in Italy 466q/ha and 465q/ha in Spain. As it is short duration crop and gives high yield, it is important from economic point of view and hence area under its cultivation is increasing day by day. Tomato is used in preserved products like ketch-up, sauce, chutney, soup, paste, puree etc.

It is a crop which can be cultivated throughout the year, and the growing belts are also increasing day by day in Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana etc., leading to easy availability of the vegetable all over India. The state of Bihar is in the leading position in tomato production, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Orissa in terms of area under tomato crop. The maximum production and productivity have been shown by Uttar Pradeh, followed by Karnataka, Punjab, West Bengal and Assam.

Nuziveedu Seeds – Offering ripe opportunities for rich harvests

Nuziveedu Seeds is in the process of developing high quality vegetable seeds characterized by strong growing traits such as resistance to pests and disease. Nuziveedu Seeds vegetable breeders are to bring out new innovative products for future product lines with following characters like

Botanical name of tomato is Lycopersicon esculemtun and belongs to family Lycopersicae. T. Nuziveedu Seeds serves different category of tomato seeds with various desired traits and our vegetable breeders are working rigorously to bring new innovative products for future product lines with following characters like

  • Products with different maturity periods
  • Long shelf life period
  • Attractive shape, size and Colour
  • Pulp content and TSS requirement.
  • Diverse heat tolerance
  • Medium to high lycopene content
History

Okra is an economically important vegetable crop grown in tropical and sub-tropical parts of the world. The crop is suitable for cultivation as a garden crop as well as on large commercial farms. It is grown commercially in India, Turkey, Iran, Western Africa, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burma, Japan, Malaysia, Brazil, Cyprus and the Southern United States. India ranks first in the world with 70% of the world’s production of Okra. It is popular in India because of easy cultivation, dependable yield and adaptability to varying moisture conditions. Okra is cultivated for its fibrous fruits or pods containing round white seeds. The fruits are harvested when immature and eaten as a vegetable. Okra provides an important source of vitamins, calcium, potassium and other minerals, which are lacking in the diet of developing countries.

Nuziveedu Seeds – Developing a rich variety of robust crops

Okra is mainly propagated by seeds and has duration of 90-100 days. It is generally an annual plant. Considering its importance Nuziveedu Seeds have developed a wide range of products suitable to different climatic zones. The most important trait needed in Hybrid okra is Yellow Vein Mosaic free crop. Nuziveedu Seeds is constantly improving crops by inserting desired characters like

  • Different maturity period
  • Slow fiber development
  • Extended shelf life
  • Green to dark green fruits with tenderness
History

Chilli is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Chillie is considered as one of the major commercial crops of the world. Both green and dried chillies are the important components of our routine diet. Red chilies contain high amounts of vitamin C and carotene (pro-vitamin A). India is a major producer, exporter and consumer of chilli. The area and production of chilli in the country is 6.81 lakh ha and 10.09 lakh tonne. The major states growing chilli in the country are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal etc. The productivity is high in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu etc., where chilli is grown under irrigation than in Maharashtra and Karnataka, where the crop is raised mainly under rainfed situations.

Nuziveedu Seeds – Developing New and Strong Breeds.

Nuziveedu Seeds is already serving chili growers with very good products that produce desirable characters and are constantly focused on improving the products with characters like

  • Resistance to major pests like mites and thrips and diseases like anthracnose
  • Virus tolerant products
  • Different colours and shapes
  • Quality fruits with high capsaicin content
  • Mild to low pungency for fresh market
  • High oleoresin with excellent powder quality
History

This Group of Cole crops enjoy cool seasons and are somewhat cold tolerant.. This family includes cool season crops such as Brussels sprout, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, kohlrabi, mustard, broccoli, turnips etc. The origin of this crop was Cyprus and around the Mediterranean coast. This is grown in mainly low temperature region of India like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal, Assam, and Haryana & Maharashtra. India occupies 2nd position in area and production after China. It covers around 3.7 lakh ha area for each crop.

Cauliflower & cabbage are low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in dietary fiber, folate, water, and vitamin C, possessing a high nutritional density. These contain several photochemical, common in the cabbage family, that may be beneficial to human health.

  • Sulforaphane, a compound released when cauliflower is chopped or chewed, may protect against cancer.
  • Other glucosinolates
  • Carotenoids
  • Indole-3-carbinol, a chemical that enhances DNA repair, and acts as an estrogen antagonist, slowing the growth of cancer cells
Nuziveedu Seeds – Developing New and Strong Breeds.

Nuziveedu Seeds is already serving chili growers with very good products that produce desirable characters and are constantly focused on improving the products with characters like

  • Resistance to Black rot, heat etc. in Cabbage
  • Suitable for long transportation in cabbage and Cauliflower
  • Uniformity with Good plant to Curd ratio in Cauliflower
  • Excellent Blanching in Cauliflower

Some Key Facts of Vegetables

The tomato is native to South America.

The scientific term for the common tomato is lycopersicon lycopersicum, which mean “wolf peach”.

The tomato fruit is consumed in diverse ways, including raw, as an ingredient in many dishes.

Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C and fiber, and are cholesterol free.

The consumption of lycopene – the stuff that makes tomatoes red – may prevent cancer.