abelmoschus esculentus

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Also called Ochro, Okoro, Quimgombo, Quingumbo, Ladies Fingers and Gumbo. Hibiscus-like flowers and seed pods that are delicious when picked young and tender. Eat raw, steamed of cooked.. Ripe seeds have been used as a substitute for coffee and can be dried and powdered for storage. In Mallow family so its very mucilaginous, meaning it emits a slimy goo when cooked. Very good for you, high in fiber, unsaturated fats, oleic and linoleic acids.
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Geometric characteristics and chemical composition of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) grown under semi-arid conditions.
West African okra--morphological and cytogenetical indicators for the existence of a natural amphidiploid of Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) and Abelmoschus manihot (L.) Mediks.
[4.] Adelakun OE, Oyelade OJ, Ade-Omowaye BIO, Adeyemi IA and M Van de Venter Chemical composition and the antioxidative properties of Nigerian Okra Seed (Abelmoschus esculentus Moench) Flour.
Samples of eggplant (Solanum melongena L.) and okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) were collected from peri-urban farming system of Faisalabad, Gujranwala and Multan.
Sowing was done in the second week of November / 2013, with five seeds per planting hole of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench) cv.
Kumar et al., "A review on: Abelmoschus esculentus (okra)," International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Sciences, vol.
rosa-sinensis (Malvaceae), Convolvulus arvensis (Convulvulaceae), Launea nudicaulis (Euphorbiaceae), Withania somnifera (Solanaceae), Coronopus didimus (Brassicaceae), Euphorbia prostrate (Euphorbiaceae), Conyza bonariensis (Asteraceae), Solamum melongena (Solanaceae), Abelmoschus esculentus (Malvaceae), Cirsium arvense (Asteraceae), Chenopodium album (Chenopodiaceae), Gossypium hirsutum (Malvaceae), Capsicum frutescens (Solanaceae), Amaranthus spinosus (Amaranthaceae), Clerodendron inerme, Trianthema portulacastrum (Aizoaceae), Portulaca oleracea (Portulacaceae), Tribulus terrestris (Zygophyllaceae), Digera arvensis (Amaranthaceae), Eclipta prostrate (Asteraceae), Parthenium hysterophorus (Asteraceae),
Okro (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench) belongs to the plant family Malvaceae and is the most common and widely cultivated crop within this family.
Doses of gamma irradiation positively affect growth and seed yield of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) [13].
Eco-friendly management of major pests of okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench.