Citrus x aurantium Tangelo Group

  • T. K. Lim


Many of the tangelo cultivars were developed in USA. Minneola tangelo (Plates 1 and 2) is a hybrid of Duncan grapefruit and Dancy tangerine (mandarin) produced in Florida by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and named and released in 1931. Orlando is of the same parentage as Minneola and Seminole—a hybrid of Duncan grapefruit and Dancy tangerine. Pearl is a cross of Imperial grapefruit and Willowleaf. The cross was made by Howard. B Frost at the California Citrus Experiment Station in 1929. Sunshine is of the same parentage as Minneola and Orlando. Allspice redulted from a cross of Imperial grapefruit and Willowleaf mandarin. Mandalo has King Mandarin, Dancy tangerine and Siamese sweet pommel genotypes.


SW872 Cell Total Flavonoid Trolox Equivalent Antioxidant Capacity Total Flavonoid Content Hypochlorous Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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