Carrot

Carrot

Carrot - Introduced by the Romans, carrots have been popular for 2000 Years. Now carrot is also grown in Pakistan. The Carrot is the second most popular vegetable in the world after the potato. Carrot is an erect (30–120 cm high) The colour of the root in the cultivated varieties ranges from white, yellow, orange, light purple, or deep red to deep violet and black.

 

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The science of carrot

Carrot (Doucus carota) is a very poplar vegetable in Pakistan. It is rich in carotene, a precursor of Vitamin A, and contains appreciable quantities of thiamine and riboflavin. It belongs to the Umbelliferae family and is probably a native of Europe and British Isles

 

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