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National Research Centre on Seed Spices (NRCSS), Tabiji, Ajmer (Rajasthan)-
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National Research Centre on Seed Spices (NRCSS), Tabiji, Ajmer (Rajasthan) - Spices are an integral part of our daily lives in Indian food. We use many spices in our food. We use leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds and roots of various plants as spices. Most part of these are seed spices such as coriander, mustard seeds, cumin, celery, fennel, Kalonji, methi etc. Seed Spices are annual herbs, whose dried seed or fruits are useful as spices. They are nature’s gift to humankind and add flavour to our food in addition to having preservative and medicinal value. There are about 20 seed spices grown in India. The most prominent among them are cumin, coriander, fennel, fenugreek, ajwain, dill, nigella, celery, aniseed and caraway. Realizing the potential of seed spices crops for providing income security to the people of arid to semi-arid zone, the Indian Planning Commission, as recommended by the working group of Department of Agricultural Research and Education, approved establishm