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  • 1. History of the carrot.
    he wild ancestors of the carrot are likely to have come from Afghanistan, which remains the centre of diversity of D. carota, the wild carrot. Selective breeding over the centuries of a naturally-occurring subspecies of the wild carrot, Daucus carota subsp. sativus reducing bitterness, increasing sweetness and minimizing the woody core, has produced the familiar garden vegetable.
    Geographic distribution.
    In 2005, China was the largest producer of carrots and turnips, according to the FAO. China accounted for at least one third of the global output, followed by Russia and the United states.
    In 2005, a poll of 2,000 people revealed that the carrot was Britain´s third favorite culinary vegetable
  • 2. Taxonomy
    Kingdom: plantae
    Division: eastern carrots and western carrots
    Class: magnoliopsida
    Order: apiales
    Family: apiaceae
    Genus species: daucus carota var. stivus
  • 3. Uses of the carrot.
    Strengthens the immune system or defensive - Heals wounds and removes intestinal infections colitis - Favors the formation of breast milk - General Tonic - Stimulates liver makes the bile more fluid, indicated in liver failure - Antiemetic - Rematerializing - Diuretic - Purifying Blood - Prevents degenerative diseases - In rheumatism - For skin problems like dermatitis due to its high content of vitamin A - When there is intestinal parasites such as tapeworm