Sour Orange

  • (noun): Highly acidic orange used especially in marmalade.
    Synonyms: bitter orange, Seville orange
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sour orange, orange, oranges:

Citrus Tristeza Virus - Hosts and Symptoms
... CTV infects several species of the plant genus, Citrus, including sour orange (Citrus aurantium), and any Citrus species grafted onto sour orange root stock, sweet orange (C ... paradisi), lime and Seville orange (C ... Decline is generally exhibited with sweet orange, mandarin, or grapefruit when they are grafted on infected sour orange rootstock ...
Sweet Oranges - Cultivation - Propagation - Other Rootstock Varieties in The United States
... It is used primarily as rootstock for navel oranges in California ... suggested it may also be useful to replace sour orange rootstock for grapefruit in Texas because it is tolerant of calcareous soil ... Its name is not related to the bitter orange it was named after Dr William Bitters, professor of Horticulture and a curator of the Citrus Variety Collection ...

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Famous quotes containing the words orange and/or sour:

    An orange on the table,
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    The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.
    Bible: Hebrew Ezekiel 18:2.