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Growing Carrots – High Value Crop

Carrots are relatively tolerant of a wide variety of temperatures but prefer cooler growing conditions. Carrots are hardy and can be planted as soon as the soil can be prepared. Growing Carrots Carrots require relatively large amounts of moisture and are not tolerant of drought. Prolonged hot weather in the later stages of development may

Growing Carrots, Part 3 Cost and Return Analysis

Cost and Return Analysis per Hectare (2006 Data) Variable Cost a. Labor (P220/man-day [MD]) Clearing (20MD) – 4,400 Bed preparation (20MD) – 4,400 Manure application (1 5 MD) – 3,300 Planting (25 MD) – 5,500 Sidedressing/hilling up (30 MD) – 6,600 Spraying (10 MD) – 2,200 Weeding/hilling up (30 MD) – 6,600 Irrigation (10 MD)

Growing Carrots, Part 2 Management

To prepare tea manure, soak 3A sack of dried cow or horse manure in a 3A plastic drum (200-L capacity) of water. Soak for 5-7 days with frequent stirring. Dilute tea manure in up to 20 parts water and spray on the leaves at 1-2 weeks interval. To prepare FPJ, mix three parts chopped plant

Growing Carrots, Part 1 Preparation

Carrot (Daucus carota L.) originated from Central Asia with Afghanistan as the primary center of origin. It is one of the most important vegetables commonly grown in the Philippine highlands. The production areas are in Benguet, Mountain Province, Ifugao, Nueva Vizcaya, Cebu, Davao del Sur, Negros Oriental, and Bukidnon. In 2006, the volume of production

How to Grow Carrots

The carrot is one of the principal vegetables in the market for its rich content of carotene, Vitamins C and B besides calcium iron and phosphorus. This may be eaten cooked or raw. In other countries, the carrot is also used as medicine. In Mexico, carrot is boiled in milk to give relief against cough