CABBAGE

 

Cabbage is a cool season vegetable. The optimum temperature for growth and heading is between 15°C and 20oC. Above 25oC, the growth is arrested. Cabbage the king of vegetables. Easy to grow almost anywhere.It is find in Pakistan.There here has been a progressive increase in area and production of cabbage in Pakistan

The vegetable, which was limited in use till 1960s have now got very popular as the awareness about its high nutritive value, has grown. It is also being increasingly used in fast food, which has also shown tremendous growth in recent years

 

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Nutrition Value

 

It is a rich source of vitamin A, B and C. It also contains minerals like phosphorus, potassium, calcium, sodium and iron. Use of cabbage prevents constipation, increases digestion and appetite. It is said to be good for person suffering from diabetes. Cabbage is commonly used as cooked vegetable. It also makes into a good salad mixed in tomato, green chillies, beet root, etc. Nice pickle is prepared from cabbage.

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