Economic Botany

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 403–418 | Cite as

Figs—facts and figures of 1948

  • Ira J. Condit


In 1947 six varieties of Old World figs, cultivated on about 50,000 acres in California, produced 30,500 tons of dried figs, the largest crop on record for the State.


Economic Botany Fresh Fruit Indole Butyric Acid Cent Sugar Fruiting Habit 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1948

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ira J. Condit
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  1. 1.University of California Citrus Experiment StationRiverside

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