Sunday, March 4, 2012

Carrot ( Daucus carota )

Fruit Warehouse | Carrot ( Daucus carota ) | It is a domesticated form of the wild carrot Daucus carota, native to Europe and Southwestern Asia. The domestic carrot has been selectively Bred for its greatly enlarged and more palatable, less woody-textured edible taproot. The carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in color, though purple, red, white, and yellow varieties exist.

Massive overconsumption of carrots can cause carotenosis, a benign condition in the which the skin turns orange. Carrots are also rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, and minerals. Lack of vitamin A can cause poor vision, Including night vision, and vision can be restored by adding it back into the diet. An urban legend says eating large amounts of carrots will allow one to see in the dark. It reinforced existing German folklore and helped to Encourage Britons-looking to improv.

Their night vision during the blackouts-to grow and eat the vegetable. Carrots grow best in full sun but tolerate some shade In order to avoid growing deformed carrots it is better to plant them in loose soil free from rocks. Carrots take around four months to mature and it is suggested. That carrot seeds are sown from mid - February to July.

Carrot cultivars can be grouped into two broad classes, eastern carrots and western carrots. The city of Holtville, California, promotes Itself as "Carrot Capital of the World", and holds an annual festival devoted entirely to the carrot.

No comments:

Post a Comment

What are the benefits of watermelon seeds

  Watermelon seeds have many benefits. Apart from roasting watermelon seeds, you can also dry watermelon seeds in the sun or buy them at sup...