Brinjal (Solanum melongena), also known as eggplant or aubergine, is an easily cultivated plant belonging to the family Solanaceae.Its fruit is high in nutrition and commonly consumed as a vegetable. The fruit and other parts of the plant are used in traditional medicine.
The consultations were being held in the wake of strong views raised both for and against the introduction of Bt brinjal, a transgenic brinjal created by inserting a gene cry1Ac from the soil bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis into brinjal, which is said to have given the brinjal plant resistance against lepidopteran insects
The Oxford Dictionary defines fruit as being developed from the ovary of a flowering plant, containing the seed of the flower. ..
. Known in other countries as brinjal, aubergine, melongene, or guinea squash, the eggplant is recognized for its egg-shaped fleshy fruit however it is commonly eaten as a cooked ... .