logo

Video encyclopedia

Sesamum indicum

7:47

How to Grow Sesame Plant from Seeds at Home - Benefits, Care & Harvest| तिल का पौधा

1:49

Growing Sesame from Seed in the Northeast

2:27

Harvesting and storing sesame (Summary)

4:52

sesame seed / sesame plant grows blossoms cut

2:22

Tiny Seed, Big Crop

Sesame is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum, also called benne. Numerous wild relatives occur in Africa and a smaller number in India. It is widely naturalized in tropical regions around the world and is cultivated for its edible sesame seeds, which grow in pods or "buns". The world harvested 6.2 million metric tonnes of sesame seeds in 2014, with Tanzania, India, and Sudan as the largest producers.
Explore contextually related video stories in a new eye-catching way. Try Combster now!
  • Etymology 

  • Origins and history 

  • Botany 

  • Production and trade 

  • Nutritional information 

  • Chemical composition 

  • Culinary 

  • Allergy 

  • In literature