Nodules Formed on Carrot in Fridge

Anonymous added on November 27, 2017 | Answered

Is is safe to eat and what caused the rows of nodules? My e-mail address is It took about three weeks :"> Sincerely, Karen

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Answered on November 28, 2017

This type of nodule on carrots is usually caused by the root knot nematode, which infests soil and enters and feeds on the carrots. They should be safe to eat, but infested carrots usually end up tasting bitter.

Crop rotation and other strategies are recommended to deal with this pest:

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