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Citrus x microcarpa

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Abstract

Calamondin originated in China as a natural hybrid, however, the exact hybrid nature of remains to be established. It is commonly accepted to be a hybrid of a loose-skinned, sour mandarin type probably Citrus reticulata var. austera Swingle and a kumquat the Oval or ‘Nagami’ kumquat Citrus japonica Thunb. ‘Nagami’. It is believed to have been introduced in early times to Indonesia and the Philippines where it became the most important Citrus juice source in the Philippine Islands. Today, it is widely grown in India and throughout southern Asia and southeast Asia especially in Malaysia. It is a common ornamental dooryard tree in Hawaii, the Bahamas, some islands of the West Indies, and parts of Central America.

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  • Yersinia Enterocolitica
  • Sugar Syrup
  • Geranyl Acetate
  • Flavour Dilution
  • Flavour Dilution Factor

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Lim, T.K. (2012). Citrus x microcarpa. In: Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-4053-2_99

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