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Barksdale, Thomas H. Vegetable Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland.
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A biennial umbellifer (Daucus carota) of Asiatic and Mediterranean origin belonging to the plant order Apiales. The carrot (Fig. 1) is grown for its edible roots, which are eaten raw or cooked. See also: Apiales; Root (botany)
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