Carrot Farming Articles

  • Screening of coagulant proteins from plant material in southern India

    Access to fresh water is limited due to the growing population and to provide safe drinking water is a global challenge. In this initial study, about a hundred different samples were screened for coagulation activity. Amongst the plants tested were fruits and vegetable pulps, leaves and seeds (like jackfruit, tamarind, papaya, orange, watermelon, pineapple, cucumber, green gram, peas, black ...

    By IWA Publishing

  • Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 exerted by endogenous microflora and oleoresins in minimally processed lettuce and carrot

    The objectives of this study were to analyse the effectiveness of native microflora of lettuce and carrot in controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 and to evaluate the technological application of oregano and rosemary to control E. coli in vegetables stored at 8?C and 20?C. The interaction between the background microflora of lettuce and carrot with E. coli O157:H7 was observed at 20?C. In samples ...

    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Composters Build Strong Links to California Farms

    The rapidly increasing amounts of compost applied to California farms can be traced to numerous factors — better crops, fewer disease problems, greater emphasis on product quality, mandated state recycling goals, savings in disposal costs and savings in chemical inputs. And then there’s the factor of friendship, longtime personal relationships that build trust between composters and farm ...

    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry - Pollution Prevention Guidelines

    Introduction Pollution Prevention Guidelines to provide technical advice and guidance to staff and consultants involved in pollution-related projects. The guidelines represent state-of-the-art thinking on how to reduce pollution emissions from the production process. In many cases, the guidelines provide numerical targets for reducing pollution, as well as maximum ...

    By The World Bank

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