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2010-10-14 13:34:00

BELLS, Tenn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pictsweet Company of Bells, TN is recalling specific lots of Pictsweet 32 ounce Clear Bag Breaded Okra because they contain undeclared milk product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. This recall affects only Pictsweet 32 ounce Clear Bag Breaded Okra with production codes beginning with the following five digits: 1400B, 1550B, 1660B,...

2010-10-14 13:15:00

BELLS, Tenn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pictsweet Company of Bells, TN is recalling specific lots of Pictsweet 32 ounce Clear Bag Breaded Okra because they contain undeclared milk product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this product. This recall affects only Pictsweet 32 ounce Clear Bag Breaded Okra with production codes beginning with the following five digits: 1400B, 1550B, 1660B,...

2010-04-20 07:29:43

Study determines usefulness of dark-colored plastic mulch and row covers for okra production Plastic mulches have been used in vegetable production in the United States since the 1950s. Black plastic (polyethylene) mulch, which alters the plant's growing environment by generating warmer soil temperatures and holding more moisture than bare soil, is the standard mulch used in vegetable production. A new research study evaluated the effects of colored plastic mulches with and without row covers...

2008-08-18 00:00:21

OKRA It is often used in African and Indian cooking and known as ladies' fingers or gumbo. But it is possible to grow here although it will need full sun and a hot, humid environment in a greenhouse or cloche. Seeds should be sown in late winter or early spring in a heated propagator in a bright position in individual 3 1/2in pots of moist seed compost. Warm up the soil before planting by laying down sheets of black plastic and plant the seedlings through slits. When they are...


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2009-02-28 22:36:50

The Annual Hibiscus (Abelmoschus moschatus) also known as Bamia Moschata, Galu Gasturi, Muskdana, Musk mallow, Musk okra, Ornamental okra, Tropical jewel hibiscus, and Yorka okra, is a medicinal plant in the Malyaceae family. It is native to India. Despite being a tropical plant originally, the hibiscus is frost hardy. The seed, known as Ambrette, musk or rose mallow, has a sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance similar to that of musk. Musk mallow oil was once used as a substitute for animal...

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