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Coriander

In Russia, coriander is one of the most important essential oils. Its fruits contain 1.4 - 2.1% essential oil, which includes terpenic alcohol - linapol (60-70%).  Of linalola I sing! fractions with the smell of lily of the valley, roses, violets, lilies, limes, etc. Coriander is a melliferous plant. After the distillation of the essential oil, the fruit leaves a fat oil (18-20%) extracted by gasoline and used for washing wool, in the textile industry, in printing, soap making, etc. Coriander cake is a good food, it contains (in%): protein - 17, oils - 5-8, BEV - 30, ash - 3 - 8. The yield of coriander seeds is about 10 c / ha. Coriander is an annual herbaceous plant with a well-developed root system. The coriander fruit is a two-seeded, spherical-shaped, two-seeded, dry fruit that contains one seed. The weight of 1000 fruits is 10 g. Ripe fruits are easily crumbled. Coriander is drought-resistant and does not require heat. Seeds germinate at a temperature of 6 ° C. Shoots can withstand frosts up to -10 ° C.