Vegetables

(Multiple Varieties)


Onion

Onion is commercially grown in Pakistan on an area of 131.4 thousand hectares with the production of 1.8 million tones.

  • Onion is one of the important condiments widely used in all households through the year.


Ginger

Ginger is used in food in varied forms which can be fresh, dried or in juice form.

  • Thinly sliced or crushed ginger is used in flavoring teas.


Corn

Corn being the highest yielding cereal crop in the world, is of significant importance for countries like Pakistan, where rapidly increasing population has already out stripped the available food supplies.

  • In Pakistan maize is third important cereal after wheat and rice.


Potato

Potato having a high nutritive value and these contributes more protein and iron than other vegetables.

  • Potato is a tasty, nutritive and highly digestible vegetable with 75 per cent water contents.


Garlic

Garlic is the second most widely used cultivated Allium after onion.

  • It is used practically all over the world for flavoring various dishes.

  • Pakistani scientists have made a breakthrough by developing the highest-yield garlic variety which is suitable for growing in all provinces of the country.


Pea

Pea is the fourth important legume crop in the world. Pea is one of the prominent winter vegetables grown in Pakistan.

  • It is also a rich source of carbohydrates, Calcium, Potassium, Sodium, Iron and Phosphorus.