okra plant

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tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews

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One study indicates that recovery times and 'fatigue levels' can be improved by use of the okra plant. By including okra in your diet along with a healthy exercise routine, you may be able to work out for longer and recover more quickly from your exercise.
The okra plants were spaced 0.8 m x 1 m in planting holes that measured 30 x 30 x 30 cm, which were prepared with soil material from the first 30 cm with 16 g planting hol[e.sup.-1] of single superphosphate (200 kg [P.sub.2][O.sub.5] h[a.sup.-1]) (Ribeiro et al., 1999) and single doses of 18:1 C / N ratio cattle manure, depending on the treatments.
However, the stimulating effect of lower doses of gamma irradiation on growth of okra plants might be due to stimulation of cell division and processes that affect synthesis of nucleic acids [38].
One of my favorite okra plants is the heirloom "Clemson Spineless," a popular source of food for warm climate gardens and a reliably high yielding plant which grows, but does not become too fibrous.
The okra plants were harvested thirty days after germination by cutting the shoots 0.5cm above the soil surfaces, and the roots were carefully removed.
The mean amount of dry matter accumulated in okra plant at final harvest (6WAP) was highly significantly (P 0.01 [pounds sterling]) affected by N or compost fertilizer and their interaction (Fig.
Besides the pods, the leaves of the okra plant are, at times, cooked as greens and the dried seeds can be utilized as an alternative to dried beans.
All parts of okra plant including fresh or immature okra fruits are consumed as vegetable and roots and stem are expended in cane juice clearing (Chauhan, 1972).
The okra plant attained maximum height of 41.41 inches in Biosal treated plot, whereas the minimum height (36.02 inches/plant) was recorded in control (Table III).
Height of ten randomly selected plants from each replicate of each treatment was measured with the help of meter rod at an interval of 40, 90 and 140 days after emergence of okra plants and finally their averages were computed.
Effect of irrigation levels and organic compost on okra plants (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) grown in sandy calcareous soil.
Heavily infested okra plants show distorted and stunted leaves and also reduced fruit set (Wanja et al.
The technique in prolonging the productive life of okra plants is to remove the non-functional leaves down below.