The alien fruit that took over Karnataka

Updated - May 28, 2018 04:43 pm IST

Published - November 20, 2017 12:56 pm IST

An alien fruit took root in India two decades ago, sparking an export-driven boom that brought overnight prosperity to thousands of farmers. But today gherkin cultivation is in crisis, and the fingers of blame are all pointing in the direction of Crimea.

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