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A carrot is a taproot. Unlike more fibrous roots, which develop later in the plant's life cycle, the taproot is the first root to emerge from the germinating seed, called the radicle. For most plants, the radicle dies an... More »

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Carrots provide all sorts of benefits for the human body, including improved vision, protection against some forms of cancer, antioxidant protection against sun damage and aging, and protection against heart disease and ... More »

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The World Carrot Museum states that carrots are grown all over the world. There are many different types of carrots, and they originated in and around Afghanistan. More »

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A carrot is the root portion of the carrot plant, also known as a taproot. A taproot is the largest, most dominant root of the plant's system. Carrots are typically orange in color, although some varieties are purple, re... More »

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According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the average weight of a carrot varies between 50 and 72 grams, depending on its length. A medium-sized carrot weighs about 61 grams. More »

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To make a natural root killer, mix some vinegar and water together and inject it into the plant's main stalk or taproot. Gardeners can also spray weed foliage with the vinegar mixture or pour it into the soil. More »

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The rapeseed plant, a large annual in the Brassicaceae family, is characterized by yellow, four-petaled flowers, a deep taproot and a fibrous, near-surface root system. It grows to heights of 3 to 5 feet, and its seeds, ... More »

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