Wild vegetables play an important role in human life. They areimportant sources of essential vitamins, minerals and trace elements. Some important vegetables contain the antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E which is found to be a reduction in the incidence of cancer, stroke, cardiovascular diseases and other chronic ailments. The present study aimed to identify the phytonutrient and to understand the utilization of these wild vegetables in food.A field study was conducted in Akola District during different seasons and most common vegetables such as Moringa oleifera, Cajanus cajan, Sesbania grandiflora, Hibiscus cannabinus, Crotalaria juncea were found to be consumed by most of the people. Phytochemical results of these plants showed presence of all the important phytochemical to be of great nutritional and medicinal values.
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Patil V. S. , Mankar R. K. "Phytochemical Screening Of Selected Vegetables From Akola District" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 1 Issue 10 2018 Page 80-86
Patil V. S. , Mankar R. K. "Phytochemical Screening Of Selected Vegetables From Akola District" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 1(10)