Cashew nut

Cashew nut

Scientific name: Anacardium occidentale L.

Bangla/local name: ‘Kazubadam’

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1981)

Kingdom         : Plantae

Division           : Magnoliphyta

Class                : Magnoliopsida

Order               : Sapindales

Family             : Anacardiaceae

Genus              : Anacardium

Species            : A. occidentale



Table 1. Kajubadam variety develop by BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Serial Number Name of Variety Developed by Year of Release Planting time Yield (t/ha)
1 FTIP-BAU Kajubadam-1 GPC, BAU 2006 June-September 8-12

 Economic Importance

Used as edible fruit



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