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  1. Leafy greens Edible parts -Pods, Flowers, Seeds, Leaves, Vegetable A tropical annual herb. It grows erect, often with hairy stems. It mostly grows about 1 m tall but can be 3.5 m tall. It becomeswoody at the base. The leaves have long stalks up to 30 cm long. Leaves vary in shape but are roughly...
  2. Okra merits more extensive use in the Tropics in the home garden, on the small farm, and at the large agricultural-enterprise level. In this publication, the value of okra for the hot, humid Tropics is emphasized.
  3. 2019-03-20 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of the Philippines. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country are...
  4. Access Agriculture Training Video Too much drought can slow down growth and cause young fruits to fall. Water your okra regularly to avoid slowing down its growth. Get rid of weeds. Nourish okra crops by periodically applying a little compost, well-rotted manure or litter around the base of each...
  5. Access Agriculture Training Video In Benin, producers show us how to plant okra properly. Put no more than 2 to 3 seeds in each hole and plant at proper spacing to let in air and allow the plants to develop well. Available languages Arabic Bambara Chichewa / Nyanja English Fon French Peulh /...
  6. Abstract, Plant Science Today, 2014 Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus L. (Moench) is an important vegetable crop cultivated in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions around the world. Besides the nutritional benefit, the different parts of the plant are used extensively in traditional...