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Package of practices - Okra

Package of practices - Okra
Group Name : Other Crops
Name : Okra
Botanical Name : Abelmoschus esculentus L.

The okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) is known as bhindi in Hindi is one of the most important commercial vegetables grown throughout India for its immature fruits which are generally cooked as vegetable. Okra soups and stews are also popular dishes. When ripe, the black or brown white eyed seeds are sometimes roasted and used as a substitute for coffee. It is also used in paper industry and the stem of the plant is used for the extraction of fibre.