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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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The minister said the sector was facing problems of citrus canker and graining, which are detrimental to 'kinno' exports with EU, Australia and US already have banned imports from countries where these diseases are reported in citrus fruits.
Citrus fruit is grown in all four provinces of Pakistan but Punjab produces over 98% of the crop because of its greater population, favourable growing conditions and adequate water.
According to Waheed , the collective export of Citrus fruit and value-added products can be enhance to one billion US dollar within five years , however to attain this target , it's imperative to grow new varieties of Citrus fruits through extensive Research and Development besides ensuring Kinnow 'free from all diseases' and to increase yield per acre by setting up new orchards .
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With this in mind, scientists at Rutgers University quantified the transfer of Salmonella to the edible portions of citrus fruit from contaminated peels when the product was peeled by hand.
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