Green Vegetables

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Green Vegetables

 

vegetables used for food while still green (fresh or canned). They include onions (tips), lettuce, spinach, dill, rhubarb, sorrel, and other rapidly growing leafy vegetables; sometimes radishes are included in this category. Green vegetables contain a large quantity of valuable vitamins and minerals and taste very good. They ripen early and demand fertile and moist soil. Green vegetables are grown in both open (winter, late fall, and early spring crops) and sheltered soil. They do not require much heat and grow well at 12°-15°C. They easily tolerate frosts from −3° to −5°C. In southern regions, fresh green vegetables can be grown all winter in unsheltered soil.

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The presence of leaf vegetables in the salads, in turn, was adequate for all regions, and the standard deviation of the Northeast region (18.92) suggests that there was a great variation of offer in the respective sample.
Yuhei Sato on Wednesday to order residents not to eat leaf vegetables harvested in the prefecture for now after radioactive materials far exceeding legal limits were found in 11 types of vegetable grown in Fukushima, where a troubled nuclear plant is located.
Tokyo, March 23, (BNA) -- Prime Minister Naoto Kan warned consumers today against eating leaf vegetables such as spinach harvested in Fukushima Prefecture in the first measure involving food consumption to be taken since radioactive materials far exceeding legal limits were found in vegetables there.
Regular consumption of fruits, beans, vegetables and leaf vegetables, milk, chicken, sweet foods, red meat, fresh fruit juice, soft drinks, artificial juices and alcoholic beverages was categorized into five or more days a week.
Furthermore, leaf vegetables such as lettuce and cabbage are very vulnerable and easily bruise if not handled gently
Radioactive iodine and cesium have been found in recent days in spinach and ''kakina'' leaf vegetable produced in and around Fukushima Prefecture at levels exceeding legal limits since the radiation leaks at the six-reactor Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant following the March 11 earthquake and ensuing tsunami.
It's the only leaf vegetable that stores well long after harvest, and it's packed with good things--vitamin C, carbohydrates, and fiber.
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For instance, their high speed colour sorters are used on all products, except the leaf vegetables. This leaf vegetable line uses pressurized air cleaners to remove lightweight debris, drum cleaners to remove heavier material, like grit and stones, followed by a double-wash process to ensure complete cleaning.
"Thanks to computerization, we can produce up to 18 tons of creamed leaf vegetable dishes per hour."
Harvest leaf vegetables (chard and leaf lettuce, for example) first thing in the morning by snapping off outside leaves at the base.