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citrus fruit

[′si·trəs ‚früt]
(botany)
Any of the edible fruits having a pulpy endocarp and a firm exocarp that are produced by plants of the genus Citrus and related genera.
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It also envisages strengthening of scientific support and staffing capacity in the field of citrus fruit growing, improvement of infrastructure provision, state support measures, strengthening of marketing activity and export promotion.
Queen's economics lecturer Dr Arcangelo Dimico said: "Given Sicily's dominant position in the international market for citrus fruits, the increase in demand resulted in a very large inflow of revenues to citrus-producing towns.
Punjab agriculture department sources told reporter on Sunday, that according to a latest research the hot weather put bad impact on citrus fruits.
The production of citrus fruit was 1,960 tons in 1990-91 then it increased to 2,168 tons in 2014-15 [10-13].
Oleocellosis is a physiological disorder of citrus fruit, caused by rind oils released from oil glands located in the rind (Knight et al.
The citrus fruit is vulnerable to different diseases by many pathogens.
Citrus fruit extracts and their active constituents are widely studied for their anti-obesity [36-37], antifungal [31, 38], antibacterial [39], antiviral [40], anxiolytic and sedative [33, 41], antioxidant [34, 42], anti-diabetic [43-44], anti-allergic [45], anti-inflammatory [46], anticancer [47], antihypertensive and diuretic [48- 49], anti-hypercholesterolemic [50], platelet anti- aggregation and anti-adhesive [51] activities.
Traditionally, South Africa supplies citrus fruits to the EU during the continents winter months.
Cyprus farmers are expected to get about e1/44 mln in compensation from the e1/4165 mln EU emergency fund for the withdrawal of 19,220 tonnes of citrus fruits, due to the Russian embargo, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Nicos Kouyialis.
Surveys were carried out from the end of March to the end of May in six exploitations of citrus fruit areas of Mitidja [station of department of agronomy of Blida (1), Guerrouaou (2), Hadjout (3), Boufarik (4),Mouzaia (5) andSoumaa (6)].
According to research that appeared in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association earlier this year, women who eat the most citrus fruit have a 19 percent lower risk of having a stroke than women who eat the least.
At the vegetable stands in TSC's Signature store in Downtown, the sweet lemon's pale yellow is missing from the colorful array of citrus fruit.