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Sweet rewards for sharp tasting fruit






Rural Research ( 172): 15-16

Sweet rewards for sharp tasting fruit

The potential of native Australian citrus species (Eremocitrus glauca (desert lime) and Microcitrus spp.) as drought-resistant commercial fruit crops (for fresh fruits or processing) and, in the case of some of the hybrids with brightly coloured fruits, as ornamental plants, is discussed.


Accession: 002973953



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