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 4All About - Citrus

Pakistan is the sixth largest producer of Kinow (mandarin) and oranges in the world, with 2.1 million tons. Pakistan world mandarin and oranges market share during the year 1997 was 0.9 percent and 3.6 percent in terms of value and volume respectively. Pakistan is also the largest producer of 'Citrus Reticula' variety (Kinow), this unique variety of citrus is indigenous to this part of the world. According to an estimate approx. 95 percent of the total Kinow produced all over the world is grown in Pakistan.
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The US & World Situation

• U.S. Citrus Production and Percentage of
    the Crop Exported

• Value of U.S. Citrus Exports

• U.S. Citrus Export Markets

• Top Citrus Producing Countries

• U.S. Monthly Imports of Oranges

• 2003 Applied Tariff Rates for   Citrus/Orange Juice for Selected Countries


Pak Overview Citrus

• Pak Mandarin & Oranges market share
• The largest producer of 'Citrus Reticula'

World Market

• 2003 Applied Tariff Rates for Citrus/Orange Juice for Selected

• International Companies

• International Marketing conversion table

Technical Articles
Socio-economic correlates of pesticide usage: the case of citrus farmers
Citrus, among various fruits grown in Pakistan, is considered to be the most important for better economic earning and its dietetic value. The importance of citrus has generally been recognized throughout the world. Citrus has generally been a source of foreign exchange earning and its domestic need is also growing in the country. As a result of its importance more area is brought under cultivation to enhance its production......Details

Occurrence of citrus nematode (tylenchus semipenetrans) in Sargodha District 
Citrus production is one of the world’s largest agricultural industries. World trade in citrus is second only to bananas and more than double the volume of apples. Citrus fruit is highly nutritive and refreshing being a source of vitamins A and C, organic acids, amino acids, sugars and carotenoids. Citrus is sown in more than 125 countries in the belt within 35o latitude north and south of equator [Duncan and Cohn 1990]......Details


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