Okra
Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus, is an herbaceous annual plant in the family Malvaceae which is grown for its edible seed pods. Okra plants have small erect stems that can be...
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Holes on an okra leaf
Holes on an okra leaf

Okra    Nigeria

Hello over there and good day. I have noticed holes on some of my okra plant leaves. Please what is the cause and harmful effects of this and the measures to take.

Asked by: LAWAL ALIYU KOKO (1 point)   Posted:October 31, 2017

1 answer    100 views

An Insect on an okra leaf
An Insect on an okra leaf

Okra    Nigeria

Hello once again, good day over there. At my okra plantation site I have noticed this Insect on the okra leaf. Please what is the type of this Insect its benefits or side...

Asked by: LAWAL ALIYU KOKO (1 point)   Posted:October 31, 2017

1 answer    90 views

Tiny white flying insects attached on my okra plant
tiny white flying insects attached on my okra plant leave underneath

Okra    Nigeria

I have an okra plantation site about 1/5 of an acre size having planted the seeds 25 days now and I have noticed some tiny white flying insects attached to the plant leave...

Asked by: LAWAL ALIYU KOKO (1 point)   Posted:October 18, 2017

1 answer    146 views

A tiny white flying insects attached on my okra plant leave underneath.
Tiny white insects on my okra plantation

Okra    Nigeria

I am new to the okra farming system in Nigeria, having planted the seeds 25 days now, but I am afraid by noticing some tiny white insects flying around when the plant is touch...

Asked by: LAWAL ALIYU KOKO (1 point)   Posted:October 18, 2017

2 answers    141 views

black spot on leaf backside
leaf damage

Okra    India

i have three hectares of okra field in India..now a days in our area have rainy season then the okra fields have lot of deceases and mainly the okra leaves have black spot and...

Asked by: ramprasad (2 points)   Posted:September 9, 2017

3 answers    271 views

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can viruses be found in the seeds of infected plants

Okra    None Given

please i want to know if the seeds of an infected okra plant may contain the virus too and whether the virus will survive and harm the plant when such seeds are planted.

Asked by: Ayisha (1 point)   Posted:August 29, 2017

1 answer    126 views

Mystery pink insect

Okra    India

My okra leaves started having white spots on it. Later the entire leaf whitened and the leaves started falling and the plant was devoid of all leaves. They also have white...

Asked by: Shameem Javed (1 point)   Posted:June 6, 2017

1 answer    180 views

Bending of Okra fruit, leaf holes and Aphids observed on same plant.
Fruit bending, aphids and leaf holes.

Okra    None Given

Fruit bending, aphids and leaf holes observed on okra plants. Are they correlated? Thanks!

Asked by: Rupinder Singh (13 points)   Posted:May 25, 2017

4 answers    412 views

Okra leaves getting powdery mildew and leaf miner?
Okra leaves getting powdery mildew and leaf miner?

Okra    None Given

I have about 5 okra plants and all of them have this problem. I live in Bangalore, India. What is the best organic solution for this?

Asked by: Ambica (1 point)   Posted:August 23, 2016

1 answer    487 views

Issue with red and black ants

Okra    None Given

I tried everything to stop ants from getting my flower from okra. I don't know what to do? My final solution is to put rat poison around plant.

Asked by: Milan (1 point)   Posted:June 24, 2016

4 answers    693 views

Okra plant with unusual flowers in a group.
Okra pods curl and ripen early without growing much.

Okra    None Given

My name is Sahana Rao. In my okra plant buds come in group and the pod curls and ripens early without reaching its actual growth. What is the problem? How to solve this? Thank...

Asked by: sahana rao (1 point)   Posted:June 13, 2016

0 answers    577 views

Curling of leaf petiole in okra plants

Okra    india

My name is Ramprasad. I am farming okra in 1 hectare of land but the leaves showing the disease symptom. Let me know what is the disease and how to control it?

Asked by: ramprasad (2 points)   Posted:February 10, 2016

2 answers    1126 views

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As soon as okra seedlings emerge, I find the seedlings cut in to two parts. What could be the problem?

Okra    Sydney, Australia

I planted Okra seeds. About 50 percent germinated. Of the seeds that germinated, many were dissected into two parts. I don't know the reason. We have snails in our garden....

Asked by: NARASIMHAN MADHAVAN (1 point)   Posted:December 30, 2015

1 answer    879 views

Twisted stem
New type of okra disease

Okra    Ghana

This is a new type of okra disease I am seeing for the first time. Can you please help me identify it and to get a remedy? The stem twists when it is about to flower.

Asked by: Geoffrey Badu K. (1 point)   Posted:December 11, 2015

1 answer    874 views

Okra Black spot on bottom of the leaves
Black / Grey spots on bottom side of he leaves Photos attached.

Okra    Kerala, India

I have few okra plants. Yield is also regular and the plants are three months old. Recently I saw Black / Grey spots on the bottom side of the leaves. Mainly this is seen in the...

Asked by: Renjith (3 points)   Posted:July 29, 2015

2 answers    1271 views

Yellow leaf veins on okra seedling

Okra    None Given

My seedlings are doing great but one seedling is showing signs of some nutrition deficiency though they are watered the same time and planted in the same potting mix plz help

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:July 27, 2015

2 answers    1454 views

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Okra disease

Okra    Callao, VA

What causes a nearly transparent gel-like substance on stalk and stems of our okra?

Asked by: Pamela Bowers (1 point)   Posted:July 20, 2015

1 answer    999 views

Picture of Okra in my garden
Okra disease?

Okra    Vientiane Laos

Pleas see the attached photos - what is the problem. The plants look very healthy - but now suddenly the leaves indicate that something is wrong. Please help me to identify the...

Asked by: Carl Mossberg (1 point)   Posted:June 9, 2015

2 answers    1495 views

Are these fungus nets on okra plants?

Okra    None Given

Are these fungus nets ? i did spray it with organic antifungal neem oil mix. Is there anything else I can do?

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:March 14, 2015

1 answer    1315 views

Red okra leaves

Okra    None Given

iv got a red okra plant that was doing well but haven't produced yet, and suddenly one leaf started looking as if its vainly and less green. It's in a 24c greenhouse controlled...

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:December 1, 2014

0 answers    976 views

Holes in okra leaves

Okra    surat

there are many holes on every leaf of all my okra plants. please advise me about cause and remedy.

Asked by: RAVINDRA SHAH (1 point)   Posted:August 11, 2014

1 answer    2244 views

Okra - chlorosis
Leaves turning splotchy yellow then brown

Okra    Jupiter, FL USA

Our plants are growing well but lower leaves are showing signs of chlorosis then drying up and falling off. We fertilize using a chicken based organic product. The plants are...

Asked by: Stephan Ambrosch (1 point)   Posted:July 1, 2014

1 answer    2147 views

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Can I grow okra in PA?

Okra   

I'd like to try my hand at growing some okra in my vegetable garden, is it possible to grow it successfully here in central PA and if so, what is the best way to do it?

Asked by: Krissie (1 point)   Posted:February 13, 2013

3 answers    3167 views