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Who used carrots for medicinal purposes only?
Greeks, and Romans
When and where was the orrange type carrot first cultivated?
In Netherlands in the 1600
______ are the most important root crop in the US. ______ is the second, and ______ is third
Carrots, radishes, table beets
fresh market carrots are a $_______ market
$619,000,000
Califiornia is responsible for _____% of the carrot market
78.2%
California grows approximately _____% of processed carrots.
10%
What family does carrots belong to?
Apiaceae or parsley family
What is the carrots species name?
Daucus carota
Carrots are a primary source of _____ and _______ in the US diet.
Vitamin A and Beta-carotene
Carrots are a warm/cool season crop.
cool season, but can tolerate some warm weather.
The optimum temperature for growth is _______ mean monthly temperature
56*-68* F
Are carrots perennials annuals, or biennials
biennials
Carrots need _____ for bolting.
Verbalization
What are the 5 types of carrots?
Imperator, Chantenay, Nantes, Danvers, Baby finger/baby carrot.