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Orange (fruit) - Wikipedia

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The orange (specifically, the sweet orange) is the fruit of the citrus species Citrus × sinensis in ..... The orange is unknown in the wild state; it is assumed to have originated in ... Spanis...

History of Oranges - Where do oranges and lemons come from ...

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The first wild ancestors of oranges and lemons probably evolved in Australia and New Guinea, where the first people probably began eating them soon after ...

orange | fruit | Britannica.com

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Mar 24, 2015 ... Orange, any of several species of small trees or shrubs of the genus Citrus of the family Rutaceae and their nearly round fruits, which have ...

Outstandingly Intriguing History of the Orange Fruit - Buzzle

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Sep 2, 2016 ... orange. Did You Know? In 1493, Columbus brought orange seeds from .... Where dose the blood orange come from and how was it cultivated ...

The history of citrus in California - California Bountiful

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"When the Gold Rush of 1849 hit, there was a huge demand for oranges in the ... fruit, believed to have originated from Southeast China thousands of years ago. ... In 1893, they did just that and formed the Southern California Fruit Exchange, ...

Citrus fruits - The Columbian Exchange - Sites - Google

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Where did the main citrus fruits come from... 1. The oranges originated in Europe, particularly in Spain. The Spanish conquered Florida which explains why we ...

Which Came First: Orange the Color or Orange the Fruit? | Mental ...

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Feb 8, 2012 ... Reader Erica wrote in with a question about oranges. ... The Sanskrit word's origin is unclear, but it might come from a Dravidian .... you just did.

Texas Oranges History - Origins, Evolution, Spreading, Cultivation

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Did you know that the orange begun its evolution 20 million years ago in the South China Sea? At the time, they were nothing like the oranges we are familiar  ...

Who Put The Navel In Navel Oranges? : NPR

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Apr 18, 2009 ... When you pull apart a nice, juicy navel orange, why do you find ... It intrigued him that not only did the orange have a bellybutton and baby ...

Genetic origin of cultivated citrus determined: Researchers find ...

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Jan 26, 2011 ... The results proved that bergamot and lemon were derived from citron and sour orange, and grapefruit was a hybrid that originated from a cross ...

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Where do oranges come from? | Reference.com

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Oranges are believed to have originated in southeastern Asian, formerly known as Indochina, southern China and northeastern India. The fruit was brought to ...

Orange

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The orange is unknown in the wild state; is assumed to have originated in southern ... The orange has become the most commonly grown tree fruit in the world.

Orange (fruit) - New World Encyclopedia

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The orange is a hybrid of ancient cultivated origin, possibly between pomelo ( Citrus .... Oranges are considered to have originated in either India, Vietnam, ...