Our National Fruit Essays

This page is about the fruit. For the Italian singer, see Mango (singer).

A mango is a type of fruit. The mango tree is native to South Asia, from where it has been taken to become one of the most widely cultivated fruits in the tropics.It is harvested in the month of march(summer season) till the end of may.

Pakistan and India share the major export market of mangoes. It is also their national fruit. Ripe mangoes are very sweet in taste but they are bitterly sour before they ripen. There are many different types of mangoes found in India such as Langra, Dusshera, Chausa, Tota, Safadi. Alphonso mangoes can be found in various parts of western India.

Mango trees[change | change source]

The tree is mainly known for its fruit rather than for its wood. However, mango trees can be converted to lumber once their fruit bearing lifespan had finished. The wood is susceptible to damage from fungi and insects.[1] The wood is used for musical instruments such as Ukeleles,[1] plywood and low-cost furniture.[2] The wood is also known to produce phenolic substances that can cause dermatitis.[3] It was the state tree of Junagadh State.mongo is a very sweet fruit.

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Herbs and spices

Herbs
Spices

Ajwain (bishop's weed) •Aleppo pepper •Allspice •Amchur (mango powder) •Anise •Aromatic ginger •Asafoetida •Camphor •Caraway •Cardamom •Cardamom, black •Cassia •Cayenne pepper •Celery seed •Chenpi •Chili •Cinnamon •Clove •Coriander seed •Cubeb •Cumin •Cumin, black •Dill & dill seed •Fennel •Fenugreek •Fingerroot (krachai) •Galangal, greater •Galangal, lesser •Garlic •Ginger •Golpar •Grains of Paradise •Grains of Selim •Horseradish •Juniper berry •Liquorice •Mace •Mahlab •Malabathrum (tejpat) •Mastic •Mustard, black •Mustard, brown •Mustard, white •Nigella (kalonji) •Nutmeg •Paprika •Peppercorn (black, green & white) •Pepper, long •Pepper, Brazilian •Pepper, Peruvian •Pomegranate seed (anardana) •Poppy seed •Saffron •Sarsaparilla •Sassafras •Sesame •Sichuan pepper •Star anise •Sumac •Tasmanian pepper •Tamarind •Tonka bean •Turmeric •Vanilla •Wasabi •Zedoary •Zest

Book Description:

Partha Chatterjee is one of the world's greatest living theorists on the political, cultural, and intellectual history of nationalism. Beginning in the 1980s, his work, particularly within the context of India, has served as the foundation for subaltern studies, an area of scholarship he continues to develop.

In this collection, English-speaking readers are finally able to experience the breadth and substance of Chatterjee's wide-ranging thought. His provocative essays examine the phenomenon of postcolonial democracy and establish the parameters for research in subaltern politics. They include an early engagement with agrarian politics and Chatterjee's brilliant book reviews and journalism. Selections include one never-before-published essay, "A Tribute to the Master," which considers through a mock retelling of an episode from the classic Sanskrit epic, The Mahabharata, a deep dilemma in the study of postcolonial history, and several Bengali essays, now translated into English for the first time. An introduction by Nivedita Menon adds necessary context and depth, critiquing Chatterjee's ideas and their influence on contemporary political thought.

eISBN: 978-0-231-52650-0

Subjects: Political Science, Anthropology, History

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