Drumstick (Moringa oleifera): A multipurpose Indian vegetable

@article{Ramachandran2008DrumstickO,
  title={Drumstick (Moringa oleifera): A multipurpose Indian vegetable},
  author={C. Ramachandran and K. V. Peter and P. K. Gopalakrishnan},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={276-283}
}
The Hindustan centre of crop origin is the cradle of many economically important vegetable crops. Ash gourd (Benincasa hispida Cogn.), bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.), kundru (Coccinia indica L.), pointed gourd (Trichosanthes dioica L.), snake gourd (Trichosanthes anguina L.), egg plant (Solanum melongena L.), hyacinth bean (Dolichos lablab L.), sword bean (Canavalia sp.) and many other vegetables originated in this part of the world. There is yet another vitamin-rich, mineral-packed and… 
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