Sesame is one of the most widely grown crops in Asia. Japan, India, Thailand and China are major production and exporting countries. Seeds are used in making the seasme oil and bakery products. There are many varieties and they are generally identified with the matured seed colors. Plants grow best in tropical climates, from spring to fall. Each plant may grow 15-20 pods, which contain 70-100 seeds per pod. Plants and seed pods will reach the maturity in 80-100 days after sowing. In the Orient, the matured whole plants are harvested and set in the field for 5-10 days under sun, resulting the pod tips to dry/crack, and then remove the seed pods for collecting seeds inside.