Arracacha — refers to the vegetables , found the names arakaha
The name in Latin : Arracacia xanthorrhiza
Title in English : arracacha
Belongs to the family : Umbrella
Used in everyday life of arracachy : root vegetables
Description botanical : roots stem are: long and thin and spindle tuber or from about 5 to 25 cm long and 8 cm in diameter. The stem consists of a short cylindrical rod which grows to a height of 10 cm and 10 cm in diameter with multiple buds on top. Each of the buds on the stem has leaves with long petioles. Leaflets toothed. Leaves are green or bronze , depending on the variety. Inflorescence in umbels , with many small , dark — purple flowers , calyx and corolla of five minutes parts.
The fruit arracachi : arracachi fruits grow from the bottom of the ovary , is a root vegetable , than it looks like a sweet potato and celery .
Habitat: is a popular food product in Brazil, Venezuela , Ecuador, and Peru.
The plant is one of the Most Ancient cultures grown in the Andes. Some believe that arracacha separated from other solanaceous crops. The plant is cultivated few and poorly understood, feeding value of food , medicinal and health properties are unknown.Chemical composition arracachi 100 g;
Nutritional value arracachi :

  • Protein 0.91 g
  • Carbohydrates — 17, 12 g of
  • Water — 77.28g
  • Dietary Fiber — 3g
  • Fiber 1.4 g
  • Ash — 0.99g
  • Total lipid (fat ) 0.31 g
  • Fat — 0.05g

Minerals, which sodeozhit arracacha :

  • Calcium , Ca — 15 pictures inside of on his last day in Ibiza…I don’t mind his music (don’t listen to that kind casino online personally anyhow) but what i really can’t stand is his terrible attitude. 27 mg
  • Zinc — 0.23 mg
  • Magnesium — 22 mg
  • Iron — 0.545 mg
  • Sodium — 1 mg
  • Potassium — 194 mg
  • Phosphorus — 24 mg

Vitamins in the arracachi :

  • Thiamin — 0.3 mg
  • Riboflavin — 0.041 mg
  • Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) — 5.3 mg
  • Vitamin A — 6 mcg
  • Niacin — 0.512 mg
  • Folic Acid — 18 mcg
  • Vitamin K ( phylloquinone ) — 2.54 micrograms
  • Vitamin B- 6 — 0.165 mg
  • Vitamin E (alpha — tocopherol) — 0.154 mg

Caloric arracachi an average of 59,4 kcal per 100 g of product
Practical use.
Arracacha most very old culture grown in the Andes. As for its properties, and properties resembles a potato assume arracacha separated from solanaceous crops , including the potato . Now arracacha mostly widespread, and actively cultivated in the Antilles, the southern part of Brazil , Central America , Sri Lanka , Africa. It has a growing commercial base. But the modern varieties arracachi , only those that have grown in the tropics. Vegetable loses its nutritional value and food if it grew in the subtropics .Arracachu used in cooking in the main inhabitants of the territory And.Oni spasayutsya hunger with this root. During a drought, this root vegetable is almost saved from starvation. Also makes a root vegetable is easy to frost . Therefore arracacha in bad weather conditions replaces potatoes . Root crops ripen in early April . Arracachu use the same dishes as potato. It can braise, boil , bake, fry . The leaves taste than that resemble celery . Tops are used as food for livestock. But the long-term storage arracacha not be as sweet ceases , as is the destruction of the starch. Also from arracachi can make alcoholic drinks

, as the plant is actively fermentation takes place . The most popular uses arracacha in Brazil. For food use only a root vegetable . Tastes like parsnips, celery , carrots and potatoes. The taste is very delicate .
In the processed food industry arracachi root vegetable is often used as a thickener for baby food or fast food . Arracachu also used as an additive in food diet .Arracacha growing
Grow in Pommern climate arracachu is unlikely to happen . This plant is in need of a water diet. For the normal germination to about 600 mm of rainfall, while average annual rainfall in Kiev in April about 400ml . The optimal amount of rainfall should be 1000—1200 mm . annual precipitation . Arracacha growing at an altitude of about 1,500 to 3,000 meters above sea level. Arracacha — stenotermnoe plant that is arracacha grows and bears fruit only in specific temperature , so the plants are virtually unknown in the continental climate. The optimum temperature for growth arracachi becomes from 14 to 21 ° C, at higher temperatures , growing leaves, and do not develop a root vegetable . At low temperature, a root crop reaches a large size , but loses flavor properties . Favorable conditions for growth are becoming well-drained , fertile , sandstone . The ground for arracachy

should be of moderate acidity . Adverse conditions become volcanic soils .

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