Citrus Fruits: An Account of the Citrus Fruit Industry, with Special Reference to California Requirements and Practices and Similar Conditions

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Macmillan Company., 1915 - Citrus fruit industry - 520 pages
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Page 285 - If it be mixed, colored, powdered, coated, or stained in a manner whereby damage or inferiority is concealed.
Page 285 - Prohibiting the shipment in interstate commerce of green, immature citrus fruits which have been artificially colored by holding in a warm, moist atmosphere for a short period of time after removal from the tree.
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Page 239 - If, on the other hand, no actual disorganization of the cell contents occurs, the affected parts may recover. It is hardly necessary here to enter upon a discussion of the various phenomena. Suffice it to say that under the influence of cold the water in the cells escapes, and may be frozen either in the spaces between the cells or on the surface of the leaf, stem, or whatever the part may be. As the temperature rises this frozen water may again be taken up by the cells, and in such cases little...
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Page 286 - It is the opinion of the board that oranges treated as mentioned above are colored in a manner whereby inferiority is concealed and are, therefore, adulterated. The board recognizes the fact that certain varieties of oranges attain maturity as to size, sweetness, and acidity before the color changes from green to yellow, and this decision is not intended to interfere with the marketing of such oranges.
Page 196 - G.1G per cent below this level in an orchard which had not been irrigated since October of the preceding year. It had received, however, a winter rainfall of about 16 inches. On examination it was found that the bulk of the roots lay between the first and fourth foot. These trees in June seemed to be merely holding their own. When irrigated July 7 they began to make new growth. A few days after the water was applied the percentage of free water in the upper 4 feet of soil rose to 9.64 per cent. The...

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