cultivated carrot

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Noun1.cultivated carrot - perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions
carrot - orange root; important source of carotene
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
carrot - deep orange edible root of the cultivated carrot plant
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(6) Unlike the cultivated carrot, wild carrot has a small, white, fleshy taproot.
(2002) reported that 7% growth decrease occurred for every mM increment in salinity above 20 mM and salt stress resulted in reduction of apparent photosynthetic capacity in cultivated carrot crops and classified it as salt sensitive plant.Similar results were observed by Kiyosue et al., (1989), who observed that cotyledons and root explants of carrot turned yellow with 0.1 M to 0.4 M NaCl and no somatic embryo was formed.