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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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A giant carrot cake was baked for residents of this town last Saturday, with 1,600 people partaking of the bounty, as the highlight of the week-long 2nd "Albubo" and vegetable festival.
I only plant my carrots when I know that I'm not going anywhere for the next 10 to 14 days.
There are now varieties specific to baby carrot production, for instance -- long and thin so they can be planted densely, each one long enough to yield four to five baby carrots when processed.
Now, possibly you cannot tolerate the flavour of carrots but still love the benefits they propose.
Seven to 23 degrees centigrade temperature was conducive for the growth of carrot seed and for obtaining good quality carrots soft, fertile loam soil levelled with laser leveller was required", they added.
Rugani carrot juice is freshly produced locally on Greenway Farms where the carrots are grown.
Rex Bingabing, Philmech executive director, said it takes 50 hours of manual labor for eight people to clean a ton of carrots.
Farmers should stop water two weeks before the harvest to increase its sweetness and keep the field moist, experts said adding that it would make farmers' job of taking out carrots from the moist field easy.
Carrots are easy-to-grow plants but remember this - not much fertilizer, no stones or hard soil.
It seems hard to realize it as both of these colours of carrots are least available in the consumer market now.
1 CARROTS are one of the most popular vegetables in Britain and they are also very versatile.
Carrots are one of the most versatile vegetables I grow in my garden.