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Napa

(năp`ə), city (1990 pop. 61,842), seat of Napa co., W Calif., on the Napa River; inc. 1872. There are wineries and factories that produce medical and electronic equipment, beverages, apparel, and plastic and wood products. Grapes and other fruits (especially citrus fruit) are grown in the adjacent Napa Valley, which lies northwest between two mountain ranges and is famous for the wines that have been made there since the late 1870s. Numerous wineries are located in the region, drawing tourists to the towns of Yountville, Oakville, St. Helena, and Calistoga.
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Mustard and Chinese cabbage seeds were sown in autoclaved plastic pots under controlled greenhouse conditions at 30 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C.
Chinese cabbage has long, smooth, white stems which resemble a cross between celery and cabbage.
Bacterial soft rot of Chinese cabbage is the most destructive disease caused by Erwinia carotovora.
Bok choy (Brassica rapa chinensis) is one of two subspecies of Chinese cabbage.
The Special Mixed Plate features sliced chicken, sliced beef, sliced lamb, prawns, crab, fish, a mixed ball of chicken, beef and prawns, egg dumplings with chicken and prawns, lettuce, potatoes, spinach, white pumpkin, tomatoes, pak-choy, kelp, fresh mushrooms, white cabbage, black fungus, Chinese cabbage, and bean curd (tofu).
Enough time remains, though, even in northern regions, for a second wave of planting of such vegetables as lettuce, Chinese cabbage, kale and collards.
PLANT out summer bedding in borders and containers once all danger of frost has passed | TRAIN wall climbers by tying new growth into trellis and supports | IF you want extra large rose blooms, remove any buds developing at the side of the main terminal bloom on each shoot | SOW endive, swede, beetroot, carrots, kohl rabi, Chinese cabbage and cauliflower for a late harvest | THIN apple trees by picking off malformed, damaged or diseased fruits | TIE cordon tomatoes to thick stakes standing at least 90cm (3ft) tall and train them up as a single stem.
One of the most famous works of art at the museum is the Jadeite Cabbage -- a piece of Jadeite carved into the shape of a Chinese cabbage head, with a locust and a katydid camouflaged in the leaves.
The 16 hectare farm, including 1 hectare greenhouse, cultivates vegetables such as cabbage, Chinese cabbage and spinach.
To serve with your char siu, try some chilli and ginger stir fried pak choi, or Chinese cabbage, seasoned with soy sauce.
The three most commonly known in this country are Chinese cabbage, which forms a tight head similar to Savoy cabbage; Michihili, which is torpedo shaped, like romaine lettuce; and bok choy, which is sometimes referred to as celery cabbage.

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