Economic Botany

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 87–94 | Cite as

The Puerto Rican chironja—new all- purpose citrus fruit

  • Carlos G. Moscoso


The chironja, an apparent natural cross of grapefruit and orange, combines the flavors and other highly desirable characteristics of both parents, offering vast new possibilities for development, both for fresh market and industrial purposes.


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© The New York Botanical Garden 1958

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos G. Moscoso
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  1. 1.Agricultural Extension Service of the University of Puerto Rico in cooperation with the United States Department of AgricultureUSA

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