Coriander is an important spice crop having a prime position in flavouring food. The plant is a thin stemmed, small, bushy herb, 25 to 50 cm in height with many branches and umbels. Leaves are alternate, compound. The whole plant has a pleasant aroma. The inflorescence is a compound umbel comprises 5 smaller umbels. Fruit is globular, 3 to 4 mm in diameter, when pressed break into two locules each having one seed. The fruit has a delicate fragrance; seeds are pale white to light brown in colour.

There are two distinct morphological types, one erect and tall with a comparatively stronger main shoot and the other bushy with a relatively weaker main shoot and longer spreading branches. 

  

The fruits (seeds) are widely used as condiments with or without roasting in the preparation of curry powders, sausages and seasonings. It is an important ingredient in the manufacture of food flavourings, in bakery products, meat products, soda & syrups, puddings, candy preserves and liquors. In medicines, it is used as a carminative, refrigerant, diuretic, and aphrodisiac. In household medicines, it is used against seasonal fever, stomach disorders, and nausea. Coriander oil and oleoresins are primarily used in seasonings for sausages and other meat products.

It is a native of Mediterranean and commercially produced in India, Morocco, Russia, East European countries, France, Central America, Mexico, and the USA. Coriander is a tropical crop and can be successfully cultivated as a Rabi season crop in an area free from severe frost during February when the crop flowers and sets its seeds.

CORIANDER ADVISORIES

Coriander                                
25 May 18

ENTRY : 4635-4640

STOP LOSS : 4670

ADVISE : SELL

KARVY

Coriander
25 May 18

ENTRY : 4620

STOP LOSS : 4650

ADVISE : SELL

KEDIA

Coriander
25 May 18

ENTRY : 4580

STOP LOSS : 4630

ADVISE : SELL

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CORIANDER TRENDS

Coriander
25 May 18

S1 : 4571.00

R1 :4634.00

TRENDS : BEARISH

BROKER : MOTILAL OSWAL

Coriander
25 May 18

S1 : 4571.00

R1 :4634.00

TRENDS : BULLISH

BROKER : MONARCH

 



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