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  1. Okra originated in Southeast Asia but Abelmoschus caillei is now grown mostly in West and Central Africa, where it has become an important vegetable crop. This variety of okra is particularly popular with subsistence farmers as it can produce a food crop year round, has a higher market value as...
  2. Vegetable Amaranths are abundantly cultivated in hot humid regions of Africa, Asia, and the Carribean. Amaranthus tricolor L originated in India where a number of domesticated varieties now occur.
  3. The Seven-Year Lima is believed to have originated in Central America. The name comes from its ability to remain productive for several years. ECHO seeds originally came from the Asveldt Ranch in Mwenezi, Zimababwe where the Seven-year Lima is planted around houses and grows atop roofs of homes...
  4. Naked Oats were first grown in Asia but as a cultivated crop did not appear in recorded history until long after wheat.
  5. The atemoya is a hybrid of the cherimoya (Annona cherimola) and the sugar apple (Annona squamosa), two members of the Annona family. The name comes from an old Mexican word "ate" for sugar apple combined with "moya" from cherimoya
  6. Native to South America, the Peanut is not really a nut but is a legume belonging to the bean family.
  7. Kenaf was first grown in Africa (western Sudan). Kenaf is a high-yielding and increasingly popular vegetable for the city markets. Contrary to roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa), it can be grown near the equator. Prospects for increased Kenaf fiber and pulp production are good in view of growing...
  8. In North America, Sunflower is grown in the Great Plains region of the United States and adjacent Canada. Traditionally, Russia has been the leading sunflower producer. Argentina is another world leader in Sunflower production.
  9. Despite its name, Indian Lettuce probably originated in China and is currently cultivated in Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, and Taiwan. Indian lettuce is a fast-growing, upright plant that can reach 2 m (6 ft) in height. This species is a self-seeding, semi-perennial species that...
  10. Lablab Bean is capable of growing in a wide range of climatic conditions and soil types, depending upon the variety chosen. It is widely cultivated throughout the tropics and subtropics and occurs wild in tropical Africa (including Madagascar) and India. The palatability of lablab surpasses that...