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citrus fruit

  • n  any of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp; grown in warm regions
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  • Let's Talk Food: Got lemons? Make lemonade
    Lemons are the golden fruit of summer. Those gilded globules of mellow yellow are filled with flavor and more Vitamin C than any other citrus fruit. The outer yellow zest of the skin contains essential oil, concentrating its lemony flavor and adding the element of scent.
    June 12, 2013 - Naples Daily News
  • Who Says?
    It's really cool. If you turn the fruit upside down and cut it longways, it looks like a heart. It has a really interesting flavor.Tracy Kahn, curator of UCR’s Citrus Variety Collection, on the Valentine, a new citrus fruit developed at UCR’s Agricultural Experiment Station - Citrus Research Center, that is part pummelo, part mandarin, and part ruby hybrid —CAPITAL PRESS
    June 12, 2013 - UC Riverside
  • Rock Doc: Genomics might help defeat citrus disease - Mon, 10 Jun 2013 PST
    Did you have a glass of orange juice this morning? If so, you may want to know that the simple pleasures brought to us by citrus fruit are under attack from a disease called citrus greening, or yellow dragon disease. It’s caused by bacteria that cripple citrus trees by choking off their internal circulation system. Citrus greening evidently originated in China in the early 20th century. Once a ...
    June 10, 2013 - The Spokesman-Review

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