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 NumberName of VarietyDeveloped byYear of ReleasePlanting timeYield (t/ha)
1FTIP-BAU Kajubadam-1GPC, BAU2006June-September8-12

 Economic Importance

Used as edible fruit



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