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This is a small fortified settlement which has yielded several plant remains.
Several plant remains were found here include various types of barley, wheat, rice, horsegram, green gram, various types of pea, sesamum, melon, watermelon, grapes, dates, garlic etc. (Saraswat and Pokharia - 2001-2) which is comparable to a nearby IVC site Kunal, Haryana revealed remains of rice (probably wild).
The plant remains found here include a garlic specimen, recognised as the earliest evidence of garlic. This is the earliest evidence of garlic cloves in south & south-east Asia, and it dates to the Mature Harappan period.
- Singh, Upinder (2008). A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India : from the Stone Age to the 12th century. New Delhi: Pearson Education. pp. 137, 157. ISBN 9788131711200.
Location of Balu and other IVC sites in Haryana 
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