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Naga Cucumber from Nagaland gets GI tag

 

  • Naga cucumbers are juicy, soft and sweet and are grown completely organically. 
  • They are low in calories but high in potassium and contain a high level of water & can serve as an alternative to consuming sports drinks.
  • Cucumber has been traditionally cultivated by Naga farmers in their Jhum fields as a mixed crop mainly during the Kharif season (April  to May).
  • It is one of the important component crops in the jhum cultivation.