Okra Plants
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How to Protect Okra From Diseases

momen salih added on August 24, 2011 | Answered

I am growing okra in a hot country in Africa, temps above 40 C. Last year at same time it was infested and died. How can I protect it now? Any suggestions? Pestcide? Can I spray it with leaf fertilizer? When I can fertilize?

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Heather
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Answered on August 25, 2011

I like neem oil for spraying vegetable garden plants. It is both a pesticide and a fungicide, so takes care of many problems that can arise in the garden. It is also organic and safe to eat. I treat my garden 1x a week with it.

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