Okra is known in many English-speaking countries as ladies’ fingers, bhindi, bamia, ochro or gumbo. It is a perennial flowering plant, belongs to the mallow family and scientifically known as Abelmoschus esculentus. The okra plant is usually cultivated throughout the tropical and the warm temperate regions, but it is best cultivated in well-drained and manure rich soil.
It’s edible green seed pods feature small, round and mucilaginous white colored seed, which are arranged in vertical rows. These pods are measured about 5-15 cm in length. Okra plant generally takes around 45 to 60 days to become ready to harvest fruit. Okra is said as a health food because it is blessed with a high fiber, high antioxidants, Vitamin C, calcium, potassium and folate content. The greenish-yellow edible okra oil is extracted from its seed. Its oil has high unsaturated fats like oleic acid and linoleic acid. Though you will get fresh and immature okra pods in the stores all around the year, but you need to look for crispy, immature pods and avoid those pods which are over-ripen, and a sunken appearance.
There are several renowned agricultural research institutions that are working on how to grow okra. The production of the okra plant is not a big issue, but in the present situation, it is important to increase its crop yield. Mr. Mahendra Trivedi researched on okra plant to enhance the productivity of Okra in India. He started the trend of using natural resources to increase the productivity of agricultural resources. His efforts were highly appreciated by the scientists.
Mr. Mahendra Trivedi treated the okra plant with his The Trivedi Effect. The objective behind this treatment is to increase the production of okra by the Energy Transmission. He believed that the energy affects everything whether its living or non-living. Under his treatment, he observed that the vegetative growth of the control okra plant was good, but the leaves were diseased with yellow dots. The veins were also yellow-colored and all the leaves were also not uniform. The plant had more height with a large canopy and the leaves were broad with a rough surface in comparison to the treated plant group. The stem was easily bendable as it was quite soft. Many plants could not bear their weight and fell down due to its soft stem. The gap between the inter node was also more, so the overall yield was very less with respect to the treated crop. The fruit of the control plant had less hair, so the crop had more chances of infection. The fruit had more stickiness. The shape and color of the fruit were not uniform ad stalk was very hard so could not be easily plucked.
Treatment under The Trivedi Effect
Under his treatment, he found that the growth of the plant was very heavy. It had a small canopy, and the shape of leaves was different from the control plants. The vegetative growth was very less, and the size of leaves was also not broad in comparison to the control group. The stem was very strong that could not bend easily, and the color of the flowers was also quite different. The gap between the inter node was very less, and every node yield more crop. The stalk of the fruit is very soft so could be easily plucked. The skin of the entire fruit was thick, and the shape was uniform in all the plants. The presence of hair on the outer skin prevented the fruit from the insect attack. The fruit was only 10% sticky, and the entire crop of the Mahendra Trivedi was disease free.