Carrot


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Alternative nutrition A beta carotene-rich vegetable—Daucus carota—widely regarded as a ‘healthy food’; consumption of carrots is said to decrease the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, strokes, and macular degeneration
Vox populi A popular term for any incentive for a person to do something
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cake, which were pieced together to create the 5-meter by 9-meter rectangular cake, with an orange carrot tuber on top of it, also made of carrot cake.
We did have some rain, which helped, but I didn't have to water nearly as much as I had to in the past to keep the carrot seed moist.
Over the years, the program has developed, or contributed to the development of, many of the carrot varieties that are now in both organic and conventional production in the United States.
Now, possibly you cannot tolerate the flavour of carrots but still love the benefits they propose.
The sources said that Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Lahore and Jhang were those districts of Punjab which produced quality carrots.
The first models we developed used harder bristles so the technicians and engineers teased each other that they were developing a carrot cutter machine, he said.
You could also have a piece of warm carrot cake just out of the oven with the cream cheese sorbet and be just as happy.
Experts said that carrot usually attains maturity in 100-120 days, however, for domestic consumption, it can be harvested after almost 80-90 days when its thickness reached 2-4 cm.
Apart from this, orange carrot is highly helpful in combating the respiratory disorders in humans.
Since carrots will germinate in 45[degrees]F soil, I get an early start on my garden by sowing a short row of them in January, about ten weeks before my last spring frost.
The Mete, One of the most popular root vegetables in this country, carrots (Daucus carota sativus) are related to other pantry staples--parsley, celery, parsnips and dill.
The concentrations of phenolic compounds are up to five-fold higher in the roots of purple carrot varieties compared with orange varieties (Leja et al.