As you can imagine, big farms that are growing carrots to make baby cut carrots need seeds that produce reliably uniform shaped carrots. The carrots need to have resistance to common carrot diseases. They also should be high in beta-carotene so that they have attractive orange color and are nutritious. They should also taste good, meaning they have good crunch, low bitterness, and high sweetness. Because carrots are machine-harvested, they need a strong attachment where the leaves connect to the roots, so the machines can pull them from the ground without harm.
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