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Economic importance and Origin and distribution of Pomegrante


The juice from pomegranate is one of the most powerful antioxidants which guard our body against free radicals, the harmful molecules that can cause heart disease, premature aging and even cancer. The juice is reach source of vitmin C, Riboflavin, Iron, Phosphorus, Protein etc.  It can be processed in to RTS, squash, anardhan  etc.


The pomegranate is native to the Iranian Plateau, the Himalayas in north Pakistan and Northern India.It has been cultivated in the Caucasus since ancient times, and today, is widely cultivated throughout Iran, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iraq, Egypt, China, Burma, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, the drier parts of southeast Asia

Area distribution in India                  Area distribution in Karnataka

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