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Cover for Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes (kohlrabi)

Kohlrabi is a low and stout cool-season biennial with a short stem that enlarges just above the ground into an edible shapely 'tuber' or swollen...

Cover for Prunus salicina (Japanese plum)

Prunus salicina trees are deciduous and generally smaller than those of Prunus domestica, but are vigorous and grow quickly, reaching up to 3-4 m in...

Cover for Sechium edule (chayote)

Chayote, Sechium edule (Jacq.) Swartz (Cucurbitaceae) is a monoecious, vigorous, perennial, vining herb. It is also known as mirliton or vegetable...


LarvaThe larvae of O. surinamensis and O. mercator are white, elongate, somewhat flattened and about 4-5 mm long when fully grown; they do not have...


Desert date, Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile (Zygophyllaceae), is a semi-deciduous tree that can reach 6-17 m in height, depending on variety and...

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