四级Wild carrots probably evolved with the other flowering plants about 360 million years ago.
考研with them, there's not the same embarrassment as when buying one carrot in a little greengrocer.
高考When I threw carrot slices, they even came for a nibble.
四级Around 800 A.D., people in Central Asia managed to develop a new kind of carrot—a purple carrot—that attracted more interest from international traders.
四级In the 1600s, people in China used carrots as medicine, but they also ate carrots boiled in soup.
四级Doctors used carrot seeds and roots as medicine, on the theory that foods that taste bad must be good for you.
四级Like apples, carrots are native to Central Asia.
四级But carrots got their biggest boost during the two world wars when food shortages forced people to eat them and governments told everyone how healthy carrots were.
四级With wild carrots, the roots are white, small and skinny, so you’d have to pick a lot of wild carrots to get enough to eat.
四级Today, cooler countries grow most of the world’s carrots.
高考Last October, while tending her garden in mora, Sweden, Lena Pahlsson pulled out a handful of small carrots and was about to throw them away.
高考Dad pulled out a pressure cooker and filled it up with cabbages, eggplants, potatoes, corns, onions and carrots.
高考I carefully extended a long carrot, with a keen eye on those teeth, and before long, there were times I would have the groundhog sitting next to a rabbit, both munching on carrots.
四级Then in the late 1500s,food scientists in the Netherlands cultivated large, straight, sweet, red carrots like the ones we eat today.
四级But people still mostly fed carrots to horses, donkeys and pigs, and didn’t eat them themselves.
高考The groundhog still didn't have a problem with me scratching her back, and I got an ides, I'd always thought, while slicing up carrots, that the end looked like a cap.
四级That’s why horses, which also come from Central Asia, like both apples and carrots so much.
四级Machines do most of the planting and picking, and carrots are easy to store and ship.