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  Citrus County Board of County Commissioners Official Website
Citrus County, located on "Florida's Nature Coast", is located 70 miles north of Tampa and 60 miles northwest of Orlando, along Florida's west-central coast and the Gulf of Mexico.
The surrounding counties include Levy to the north - northwest, Marion to the northeast, Sumter to the east - southeast, and Hernando to the south.
Citrus County is known for its beautiful waterways, crystal clear springs, and gentle manatees.
www.bocc.citrus.fl.us   (239 words)

 Citrus Alarm Clock: Free Alarm Clock Software
Citrus is a software alarm clock, and the result of many missed busses.
BETA VERSION AVAILABLE: Citrus Alarm Clock 2.0├č1, which supports Windows Vista, adds a snooze mode, and wakes your computer from sleep state, is available for testing.
Citrus Alarm Clock requires either Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP or higher plus an installed media player of your choice.
www.ornj.net /citrus   (231 words)

  Citrus - Citron, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Shaddock | Botany .com
Citrus - Citron, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Shaddock
Citrus is used as a group name for the fruits of theses plants as well as for certain fruits now classified in groups other than Citrus.
In the Citrus districts of the U.S. it is cultivated as an ornamental tree and is interesting because of its very large fruits.
www.botany.com /citrus.html   (3235 words)

  Home Fruit Production - Citrus
Citrus trees are subtropical to tropical in nature; thus, they may suffer severe damage or even death because of freezing temperatures.
Citrus trees are pruned primarily to control tree size and to remove dead, diseased or damaged wood.
Citrus pests in Texas include insects, mites and diseases which may affect the health and vigor of the trees or the appearance of the fruit.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /extension/homefruit/citrus/citrus.html   (4870 words)

 Citrus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Citrus pectin is reported to reduce cholesterol 30%, aortal plaque 85%, and narrowing of coronary arteries by 88% in animals feeding studies.
Citrus seed is unusual compared to most fruit crops because it forms nucellar embryos (maternal clones) in addition to the zygotic embryo produced through fertilization.
Citrus was grown from seed until the mid-1800s, due to ease of propagation from seed and trueness of type.
www.uga.edu /fruit/citrus.htm   (6831 words)

 Crop Water Management - Citrus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Citrus trees normally start bearing fruit from the third year after planting, but economic yields are generally obtained from the fifth year onward.
Citrus is grown on soils that are sufficiently aerated and deep to allow tap roots to penetrate to the desired depths (1-2 m).
The annual fertilizer requirements of citrus are 100 to 200 kg/ha N, 35 to 45 kg/ha P and 50 to 160 kg/ha K. Adequate fertility is important for both fruit quality and yield.
www.fao.org /ag/agl/aglw/cropwater/citrus.stm   (2291 words)

 Citrus County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Citrus County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
It was named for the county's citrus trees and the citrus industry.
Citrus production declined after the "Big Freeze" of 1894-1895.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Citrus_County,_Florida   (443 words)

 Chapter 5: Tree Fruits & Nuts and Exotic Tree Fruits & Nuts
The cultivated citrus plants are mostly shrubs or small trees with dense foliage; sweet-smelling, whitish to purple flowers that are often produced in great profusion; and greenish to golden fruit.
The outstanding characteristics of citrus flowers are the pleasant fragrance, the pleasing contrast between the whitish (to pink or purple in lemons) petals and the dark-green background of the leaves, and the attractiveness of the flowers to bees.
Beekeepers place their bees near citrus groves for the honey they obtain; however, these colonies may not be placed strategically or in aufficient numbers for most effective pollination of all areas of a particular grove.
gears.tucson.ars.ag.gov /book/chap5/citrus.html   (4896 words)

 CITRUS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Citrus were used as medicinals in ancient India and in the empires of the Medes and the Persians; they were pampered in the orangeries of Louis XIV at Versailles, and, after being introduced into the New World by Christopher Columbus, savored by Americans as their most important fruit crop.
The colors of the flesh and juice of citrus fruits are as variable as the colors of the outer rinds.
Louis XIV grew citrus not for the fruit but so his stately banquets could be blessed with the fragrance of the blossoms.
www.slm.bm /citrus.htm   (1821 words)

Citrus trees, which are usually evergreens, are planted in every tropical and subtropical region around the world.
This is a fleshy berry with a peelable rind.
It is believed that many forms of citrus within a single species may have arisen from mutant branches and fruits that formed nucellar embryos, i.e., clones of the branch.
www.botgard.ucla.edu /html/botanytextbooks/economicbotany/Citrus   (1026 words)

 Arizona Citrus
Citrus groves may be spaced from 20 by 20 feet to 30 by 30 feet.
Chemical controls: Citrus thrips is less of a problem in groves that receive minimal pesticide treatments than in groves that are heavily treated. Thrips populations tend to increase after treatments with organophosphates and carbamates.Citrus thrips has a history of rapidly developing resistance to chemicals that are used repeatedly and frequently for its control.
Citrus peelminers mine the rind of citrus fruit leaving a serpentine patterns which prevents the fruit from being sold for fresh market.Damage is most severe in late summer and early fall.
cipm.ncsu.edu /CropProfiles/docs/AZcitrus.html   (7447 words)

Most citrus is harvested in the winter or spring, it is important to note that the skin color of a citrus is often a poor indicator of ripeness.
Citrus should be planted where they will receive sun for at least half of the day.
Citrus grow 2-4 feet per year and less than 2 years separates the smallest and the largest citrus we offer.
home.att.net /~oc_crfg/citrus-varieties.htm   (1245 words)

 Hort 403 - Lecture 32
Citrus are subtropical, evergreen plants originating in southeast Asia and the Malay archipelego but the precise origins are obscure.
Citrus has increased in importance in the United States with the development of frozen concentrate which is much superior to canned citrus juice.
Citrus mitis (calamondin), a miniature orange, is widely grown as an ornamental house pot plant.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/tropical/lecture_32/lec_32.html   (2562 words)

 Citrus (Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Naartjie genus)
The genus Citrus is native to southeast Asia, occurring from northern India to China and south through Malaysia, the East Indies and the Philippines.
Citrus fruits are high in vitamin C, flavonoids, acids and volatile oils.
Many citrus species and varieties are not cultivated for producing fresh edible fruit but are sour and used for other purposes: oil is extracted from freshly open flowers (e.g.
www.museums.org.za /bio/plants/rutaceae/citrus.htm   (1031 words)

 Florida Vacation in Citrus County : Homosassa, Crystal River & Inverness : HOME PAGE
Welcome to Citrus County, Florida, where the skies are sunny, the air is warm and the springs are cool.
Autumn has arrived in Citrus County, bringing cooler temperatures ideal for outdoor pastimes like hiking, cycling, birding, camping and more.
The Citrus County Visitors and Convention Bureau is Citrus County's official vacation information resource.
www.visitcitrus.com   (212 words)

 Citrus - Christian Acoustic Rock Band, Sydney Australia
The songs, born largely from the members’ own joys and struggles, stir the listener to deepen their relationship with Christ and to rediscover the hope that is found in Him.
In 2003 Citrus released their debut album, ‘Adam Ate the Mango’, which charted on the TRAA Indie Top 20 and received airplay across the country.
If you would like to book Citrus, would like to join our mailing list, or just have some questions regarding the band, please contact Tim Bower at citrus@tpg.com.au or on (02) 9449 5626.
users.tpg.com.au /citrus   (431 words)

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