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Cultivation of Stevia-The Sweetner

Cultivation of Stevia-The Sweetner

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Published by Eswara Reddy
CULTIVATION OF STEVIA-THE SWEETNER
CULTIVATION OF STEVIA-THE SWEETNER

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Published by: Eswara Reddy on Jul 21, 2013
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CULTIVATION OF STEVIA-THE SWEETNER 
S ESWARA REDDY
 
Botanical Name:
Stevia rebaudiana
 
Family:
 
AsteraceaeFor cultivation the plant
need 
specific requirement:* Monitor light* Temperature* Relative humidity* Air pressure to read the plant requirements.Stevia is a natural, non-caloric, sweet tasting plant used around the world for its pleasanttaste, as well as for its increasingly researched potential for inhibiting fat absorption andlowering blood pressure.
Medicinal Use:
In Brazil, Stevia is used as medicinal teas for treating heartburn and other ailments. Morerecent medical research has shown promise in treating obesity, high blood pressure, andhyper tension. Stevia has an effect on blood glucose, even enhancing glucose tolerance.Therefore, it is attractive as a natural sweetener to diabetics and others on carbohydratecontrolled
diets.
Cultivation:Land Preparation:
 

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