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  botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Carrot - Herb Profile and Information
Carrots are liable to attacks of grubs and insects, the upper part of the root being also attacked by the grub of a kind of fly, the best remedy being late sowing, to avoid the period at which these insects are evolved from the egg.
Carrot sugar, got from the inspissated juice of the roots, may be used at table, and is good for the coughs of consumptive children.
Carrots are also used in winter and spring in the dairy, to give colour and flavour to butter, and a dye similar to woad has been obtained from the leaves.
www.botanical.com /botanical/mgmh/c/carrot24.html   (2732 words)

  Carrot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange or white in color with a woody texture.
Carrots can be eaten raw, whole, chopped or shaved into salads for color, and are also often chopped and cooked in soups and stews.
The Parsnip is a close relative of the carrot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carrot   (1057 words)

 Carrot cake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carrot cake is a sweet spice cake with grated carrot mixed into the batter.
The carrot softens in the cooking process, and the cake usually has a soft, dense texture.
Carrot cake is often eaten plain, but it is commonly either glazed or topped with white icing or cream cheese icing and walnuts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carrot_cake   (209 words)

 . : : wild carrot : : .
Pamela Temple and Spencer Funk are the award-wining Cincinnati-based duo "wild carrot".
Wild carrot's entertaining, honest and moving performances have something for everyone.
A wild carrot is the same as Queen Anne's Lace.
www.wildcarrot.net   (339 words)

 AllRefer.com - carrot, Plant (Plants) - Encyclopedia
The carrot, celery, and parsnip are vegetables of commercial importance.
The common garden carrot (Daucus carota sativa) is a root crop, probably derived from some variety of the wild carrot (or Queen Anne's lace).
In antiquity several types of carrot were grown as medicinals, and in Europe carrots have long been grown for use in soups and stews.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/carrot.html   (342 words)

 Watch Your Garden Grow - Carrot
Carrot is a hardy, cool-season biennial that is grown for the thickened root it produces in its first growing season.
Carrots are usually planted with other frost tolerant vegetables as soon as the soil mellows in the spring.
Carrots may be placed in a refrigerator, buried in lightly moist sand in an underground cellar or stored in the garden in a pit insulated with straw.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /veggies/carrot1.html   (1845 words)

The carrot seeds are slow to germinate, and the radishes, which germinate and grow very quickly, will mark the row until the carrots come up.
Carrots can't tolerate a deep planting in a dry bed, so the trick is to offer them a shallow sowing with even moisture.
Carrots planted after the first week of June often escape the first generation of rust flies, and those harvested before September usually escape the second generation.
www.gardenguides.com /Vegetables/carrots.htm   (738 words)

 Carrot - Creatures Wiki
A Carrot Variety Pack was created by Muppetboy of Muppetboy's Geatville, which injects different varieties of carrots under the beehives, beneath the temple, and under the Grendel Tree.
There is a bug with the original carrots' CAOS, in that after a creature had finished eating them, they would not return to the carrot patch to regrow until after the remains of the carrot had been dropped - creatures could push the teeny tiny carrot remains over and over again, and become confused.
Carrots in Creatures 3 and DS In Creatures 3, carrots grow in a patch on the Norn Terrarium's large hill.
creatures.wikia.com /wiki/Carrot   (421 words)

 Carrot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The carrot which comes to our table is the product of a long period of cultivation and is derived from its wild sister, the wild carrot.
Wild carrot is easy to distinguish from the other members of the large Umbelliferae family by having a few single flowers at the centre of the umbel which are deep purple in colour.
In conventional medicine carrots, in the form of the freshly grated root or juice, are used mainly for the treatment of nutritional disorders in babies, vitamin A deficiency and threadworms.
www.wala.de /english/pflanze/archiv/carrot.htm   (1085 words)

Carrots are grown primarily for fresh consumption in salads, hors d'oeuvres, and as snacks and meal accompaniments.
Temperature Carrots are a cool season crop, having optimal growth between 60-65°F, with a minimum of 45°F and a maximum of 75°F. Crops to be grown in the fall can be started in the heat of late summer to ensure that a substantial period of cool weather exists before frost.
Carrot Weevil (Listronotus oregonensis) The white, legless larvae of this insect cause damage to the roots through feeding in zig-zag grooves and tunnels.
www.uga.edu /vegetable/carrot.html   (2504 words)

Carrots grow best and develop highest sugars when temperatures are between 40 degrees and 80 degrees F. The best carrots are planted in fall for early winter harvest.
Carrots or many other biennial crops, such as cabbage, will produce seed stalks the first year if young plants are subjected to cold weather.
Carrots which produce seed stalks often lack flavor, are woody and have poor texture.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /plantanswers/vegetables/carrot.html   (914 words)

 carrot_pigment.html   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Orange carrots get their color from beta carotene, a pigment the body converts to vitamin A. Vitamin A deficiency, although rare in the United States, poses a major public health problem in developing countries second only to protein malnutrition, says Simon.
Center left is a "yellow" carrot, whose color is due mainly to xanthophylls (a type of carotene).
Bottom left is a "red" carrot, due mainly to lycopene (another type of carotene, also found in tomatoes), in addition to some beta- and alpha-carotene.
www.cals.wisc.edu /media/news/02_00/carrot_pigment.html   (725 words)

 Chapter 6: Common Vegetables for Seed and Fruit
Carrots were grown on 78,530 acres in the United States in 1969, with a farm value of $82,967,000.
Carrot pollen is attractive to numerous insects (Bohart and Nye 1960).
The relatively long flowering period of carrots is favorable and so is the attractiveness of both the nectar and pollen to a broad spectrum of pollinators, particularly honey bees.
gears.tucson.ars.ag.gov /book/chap6/carrot.html   (1714 words)

 USATODAY.com - Digging the baby carrot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Baby carrots have overtaken the nation like a healthful tsunami, an orange tide that is sliding into grocery carts, pooling on dinner plates and lapping into minivans full of snack-hungry kids.
The popularity of low-carb diets has taken a toll on carrot consumption in recent years, but Americans still are eating a lot more carrots each year than their parents did.
Carrots originally were sold in bulk, straight from the farm.
www.usatoday.com /life/lifestyle/2004-08-11-baby-carrot_x.htm   (1614 words)

 Commercial CarrotProduction
Carrots are subject to salt injury; therefore, apply fertilizer at least 7 days before planting.
Processing carrots are grown in single or double row beds are usually 36 to 42 inches on center.
Processing carrots can also be harvested by mowing tops or using a special carrot crowner, and lifting with sweet potato harvester fitted with a 1-inch chain.
www.ces.ncsu.edu /depts/hort/hil/hil-9.html   (1131 words)

 The World's Healthiest Foods: Feeling Great
Carrots belong to the Umbelliferae family along with parsnips, fennel caraway, cumin and dill which all have the umbrella-like flower clusters that characterize this family of plants.
Carrots are an excellent source of antioxidant compounds, and the richest vegetable source of the pro-vitamin A carotenes.
Carrot roots have a crunchy texture and a sweet and minty aromatic taste, while the greens are fresh tasting and slightly bitter.
www.whfoods.com /genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=21   (2305 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The carrot is a variable annual or biennial plant from 1 to 3 feet tall with branching stems, fern-like leaves, and tiny white flowers that may turn purple in the center.
Carrot seed oil, steam distilled from dried seeds, is produced in France, Holland, and Hungary.
Carrot seed oil is used in aromatherapy for arthritis, gout, and menstrual problems as well as to improve digestion, to reduce toxins, and for liver regeneration.
www.herbalgram.org /youngliving/hmbc?h=Carrot   (1148 words)

 Crop Profile: Carrots in Texas
Carrots can be produced in a wide range of soil types but grow best in a deep well-drained sandy loam with no hardpan.
Carrot seed are small (23,000/oz), often precision planted (1/8"-1/4" deep) July through November and harvested from December through May. The most critical water requirement period is just after planting when seed beds must be kept moist.
In the packing shed the carrots are moved and sorted by machine with hand grading.
www.ipmcenters.org /cropprofiles/docs/TXcarrots.html   (2454 words)

 Exciting Scout Crafts - Carrot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Start with a fresh carrot that has some green on top and is smaller in diameter than a film canister.
Now stick the carrot onto the paperclip making sure that the carrot is against the vertical part of the paperclip.
To wear the carrot neckerchief slide, empty most of the water and bend the paperclip so it is below and hooks around the PVC ring.
www.e-scoutcraft.com /found/carrot.html   (268 words)

 Easy Gardening...Carrots
Carrots do best in loose, sandy loam soils which are well drained.
Since carrot seeds require 14-21 days to sprout, many gardeners mix a few radish seeds, which sprout quickly, with carrot seeds to mark the row.
Carrots should be ready for harvest 70-80 days after planting.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /extension/easygardening/carrot/carrot.html   (699 words)

 Allrecipes | Cook's Encyclopedia | carrot
Carrots have been renowned for over 2,000 years for their health-giving properties and high vitamin A content.
If buying carrots with their greenery, make sure the leaves are moist and bright green; the carrots should be firm and smooth.
Tiny baby carrots are very tender but, because of their lack of maturity, not as flavorful as their full-grown siblings.
allrecipes.com /advice/ref/ency/terms/5688.asp   (225 words)

 Cake Recipe Index: Carrot Cakes
Carrot cake made with whole-wheat flour and mixed with nuts, pineapple and coconut.
I have had many carrot cakes in my time, but this one just hit the spot for me. My niece loved this cake so much that she asked for the recipe and made this one for her husband's birthday.
The difference between this and other carrot cakes is the fact that the carrots are pre-cooked instead of raw.
cake.allrecipes.com /directory/4235.asp   (1010 words)

Carrots were formerly every color but orange: red, fl, yellow, white and especially purple.
First cultivated in Afghanistan in the 7th century, carrots originally had purple exteriors and yellow flesh.
Two billion pounds of carrots are grown annually in this country alone, mainly in Texas, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
www.chefdecuisine.com /vegetables/carrot/carrotmain.asp   (237 words)

 Thottbot World of Warcraft: Carrot on a Stick
Also, intestingly a friend of mine has a bugged carrot; when he has it equipped his mount speed (we're both using epic mounts) IS actually about +250%, which would be +150% instead of +100%.
Ok, a while back I was using this carrot too, but then I read that the riding speed of the epic mount was the maximum and that nothing would make you go faster than 200% (Thanks to whoever said this....
Carrot increases speed by 3%, for a lvl 40 mount 160% speed * 1.03 equals into 164.80 rounding up to 165 (dunno why the game engine rounds it up).
www.thottbot.com /?i=2961   (2237 words)

 To Catch a Carrot
Carrot usually went for blondes but he wasn't going to say no to endless waves of raven hair, and damn did he ever envy that barstool for having such a perfect ass resting on it.
Their lips met, Carrot's mouth hot and sweet under his own, tongue thrusting upwards into his younger sibling's mouth, fingers clenching, longing to be tangled in that sweet heavy dark hair.
Carrot knew it, and Marron knew it, although for a moment he was too scared to move.
www.bishink.org /bishink/bh/catchcarrot.htm   (3106 words)

 Pratie Place: Carrots
Seventh century carrots were yellow on the inside and purple on the outside.
In the 16th-17th century, carrots were bred to their modern color (via patriotic Dutch growers for the House of Orange) and elongated shape (via the French).
The English brought carrots to America and were growing them in in New England by the mid-17th century.
pratie.blogspot.com /2005/05/carrots_11.html   (800 words)

 Carrot or stick   (Site not responding. Last check: )
“Carrot on a stick” vs. “the carrot or the stick.”
One person on the Web mentions an old “Little Rascals” short in which an animal was tempted to forward motion by a carrot dangling from a stick.
Note that the people who argue for “carrot on a stick” never cite any documentable early use of the supposed “correct” expression.
www.wsu.edu /~brians/errors/carrot.html   (426 words)

 Carrot Oil (Daucus carota sativa) - FNWL
Carrot oil is rich in beta carotene, vitamins A and E and provitamin A which helps to heal dry, chapped and cracked skin.
Carrot oil helps to balance the moisture in our skin, and it conditions hair.
Carrot oil is a good oil for the face.
www.fromnaturewithlove.com /product.asp?product_id=oilcarrot&affiliate=32964   (201 words)

 The Suburban and Wayne Times - Carrot Cake Man is farmer's market magnet
His name may sound foreign because this carrot-cake connoisseur goes by a more fitting nickname: the "Carrot Cake Man." Like a workingman's superhero in a bowtie, he is consumed by baking his amazing and popular carrot cakes for all to enjoy.
One might think that after being covered in carrot cake for over two decades Wilkins might be sick of his creation and would want to bake other types of cakes.
Since he doesn't cook, sometimes his carrot cake serves as a meal and there is so much variety he never gets sick of it.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=10147952&BRD=1677&PAG=461&dept_id=82745&rfi=6   (647 words)

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