Citrus Area Under Cultivation

By National Horticulture Board on 03 May 2016 | read


Citrus is cultivated in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, UttarPradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir, Orissa, Gujarat, Assam, Meghalaya,Rajasthan, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu.

Botanical Name : Citrus sp.

Family :Rutaceae

Plant Description :

It is an evergreen medium to tall, erect tree .It grows to maximum height of 25 m . Trees are thorny and bear flowers singly or in clusters which bear fruit generally round to oval in shape depending on the species.

Center of Origin : Varied according to the variety

Pollination System : Cross pollinated

Chromosome No. : 2n=18

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