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The Philippine Agricultural Review

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,382 / 84 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52
LoC Category: S
Downloads: 303
Added to site: 2011.11.21
mnybks.net#: 31015
Genre: Instructional

Articles on subjects as citrus fruits and sugar manufacture. Edited by H.T. Edwards.

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lection of citrus material in Cebu. Mr. A. M. Burton, formerly superintendent of the Trinidad garden, Benguet, has forwarded fruits and budwood of the cabugao and other fruits. Mr. D. B. Mackie, entomologist of the Bureau, first called attention to a variety of alsem in Bontoc of superior quality. M. G. B. Mead sent the first specimens of Panuban.


DESCRIPTIONS AND COMMENTS.

Citrus aurantium L. Orange.

A tree 7.5 to 12 meters in height, with a compact, conical head; bark grayish brown; thorns generally present, 12 to 50 millimeters long, sharp, stout; leaves oval or ovate oblong, 7.5 to 10 centimeters long, smooth, shining, somewhat lighter below than above, margins entire, or very slightly serrate; petiole 12 to 25 millimeters long, slightly winged (occasionally with quite a broad wing); flowers axillary in clusters of one to six, white, sweet scented, smaller than those of C. vulgaris; calyx cupped; sepals four to five, awl-shaped, thick, greenish, persistent; petals usually five, o

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