Carrots Research


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High Tunnels 
Some Tennessee nursery farmers use what are called “high tunnel” greenhouses – an inexpensive way to protect crops from temperatures that are either too hot or cold.


 

Recent Publications

Application of self-emulsified cinnamon oil as washing solution to enhance the microbial safety of baby carrots.  Zhang, Y., H. Chen, F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, and Q. Zhong.  2017.  The 2017 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, June 25-28, Las Vegas, NV. Paper #P06-052.

Potential of cinnamon oil emulsions as alternative washing solutions of baby carrots.  Zhang, Y., H. Chen, F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, and Q. Zhong.  2017.  Journal of Food Protection, 80(6): 994–1001.

First report of Phytophthora cactorum causing root rot of processing carrots (Daucus carota) in Michigan.  Saude, C., M. K. Hausbeck, O. Hurtado-Gonzales, C. Rippetoe, and K. H. Lamour.  2007.  Plant Dis. 91:459, published online as doi:10.1094/PDIS-91-4-0459B.