Citrus Area Under Cultivation

By National Horticulture Board on 03 May 2016

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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