Black Pepper endemic to western ghats of Kerala

Black pepper seed germination

Black Pepper and Long Pepper belong to piperaceae family. Black Pepper which is also known as (Kurumulaku in Malayalam – Kali Mirch in Hindi – Marich in Sanskrit) is cultivated for its fruit. Which is normally dried and used as a spice, medicine and seasoning. Black pepper is endemic to western ghats of Kerala. Since centuries India is a source of high quality pepper specially the Malabar variety. Pepper was…

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Why you should not buy a vechur dwarf cow

Indian Cow tail almost touching the ground

What makes vechur cow so special? 1) This is the first endemic cattle of Kerala registered with (ICAR) Indian Council of Agricultural Research 2) By 1970’s less than 100 cows were left, so it was in the extinct list, Normally when this happens people are ready to pay a hefty amount to keep the specimen of the species. 3) They are very small in size, docile and adorable. If you…

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