Salad Plant

Salad Plant

 

any one of various annual vegetable plants whose leaves are used in salads and as garnishes for meat and fish. Salad plants include lettuce, chicory, petsai, leaf mustard, and mint. They contain many vitamins, mineral salts, and organic matter. The plants are cold resistant and yield abundant harvests in early spring.

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Endive is good as a fall salad plant for areas too warm for summer sowing of lettuce.
This popular salad plant also likes to be grown with beans, carrots and radish.
"A project is underway in Abu Dhabi, for example, which could see a salt-tolerant salad plant provide food, fodder and fuel without using a single drop of freshwater."
Reser's produces 15 million pounds annually at the burrito plant, 128 million pounds annually at the salad plant, and they estimate they will process 125 million pounds of salad at the Deer Creek facility in the first year.
The humble salad plant - grown by generations of schoolkids in science classes - may be used to detect the lethal buried weapons.
Lettuce is cut by hand, placed on a conveyer made of stainless steel--either tractor mounted or self propelled, loaded into plastic bins on a trailer, and then hauled to a local salad plant. Products shipped to regional processing plants scattered around the country are usually shipped in reusable fiberboard bins although some collapsible returnable plastic bins are being used.
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We had also planted the perennial sorrel (rumex acetosa), which is a slightly sweet salad plant. People say you can eat dandelions, but the wild ones are too bitter for our palates and we had none of the cultivated French variety.
The Geest company has applied to build a 5,000sq metre salad plant on the site of the former Turner's Turkey factory at Sutton Bridge, near Wisbech.
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