Chinese white cabbage


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Noun1.Chinese white cabbage - Asiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leavesChinese white cabbage - Asiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
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"We have at least five measures that are readily implementable to cushion the impact of El Nino: rain harvesting, switching to short-gestation crops that do not require abundant water to grow - such as monggo (mung beans), watermelon, and pechay (Chinese white cabbage), the use of enhanced fertilizers having better water-retention properties, installation of pond liners to serve as reservoirs, and the use of gray water to avoid wastage and maximize water use," said Carino.
Beside Cai, Angeline, Miho and her perpetual consort Tommy Esguerra look as green as newly plucked pechay (Chinese white cabbage) leaves.