Grapefruit and pummelo

Abstract

Grapefruit is of American origin, possibly a natural hybrid between pummelo and orange of the Old World. The United States produces more than 90 percent of the world production in excess of 50 million boxes, and more than half of the American crop is now marketed in processed form.

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Robinson, T.R. Grapefruit and pummelo. Econ Bot 6, 228–245 (1952). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02985064

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Keywords

  • Furfural
  • Economic Botany
  • Orange Juice
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Citrus Fruit