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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrot

Both written history and molecular genetic studies indicate that the ... remains the centre of diversity for the wild carrot Daucus carota.

www.carrotmuseum.co.uk/history.html

The History, development and evolution of the carrot.

www.vegetablefacts.net/vegetable-history/history-of-carrots

History of carrots spans the last five thousand years and tells the incredible tale of its domestication in the fields of ancient Iran and Afghanistan, expansion to the ...

www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/carrots-are-orange-for-an-entirely-political-reason/2011/09/09/gIQAfayiFK_blog.html

Sep 10, 2011 ... The political history of carrots is murky. ... In the 17th century, Dutch growers cultivated orange carrots as a tribute to William of Orange – who ...

www.indepthinfo.com/carrots/history.htm

The history of the carrot can be traced back 5000 years. Evidence has been dug up that this root plant originated in Afghanistan. Over the centuries traders ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/04/carrots-used-to-be-purple-before-the-17th-century

Apr 15, 2010 ... Before this, pretty much all carrots were purple with mutated versions .... Check out the History channel's documentaries on radar and the British ...

www.tested.com/science/43812-the-crazy-history-of-the-orange-carrot

Apr 10, 2012 ... Carrots were once commonly grown in a range of colors, but a fruit, the evolution of ... And that's it: the bizarrely convoluted history of the carrot's ...

www.nextnature.net/2009/08/why-are-carrots-orange-it-is-political

Aug 16, 2009 ... In most countries however, carrots tend to be orange nowadays. ... A thousand years of yellow, white and purple carrot history, was wiped out in ...

www.greenprophet.com/2010/06/history-carrots

Jun 30, 2010 ... Originating in ancient Egypt, carrots didn't start out so orange. Can you imagine how Bugs Bunny would look chomping down on one of these?