Interesting facts about kinnow orange
Published : 07 Nov 2017, 18:51
Sweet, juicy and tempting, kinnow orange is among the top winter fruits. Know all about it.
Rows of smartly piled vibrant orange kinnow line the market street. How attractive they look. Sweet, juicy and tempting, kinnow orange is among the top winter fruits.
In a new study, a research group proposed that kinnow oranges can be grown on large scale in West Bengal, saying that the soil condition in the state is right for kinnow orange cultivation and the state can go for “high-density planting”.
But what is kinnow orange and how to grow it?
Here are some interesting facts. Know all about this pulpy kinnow orange:
Kinnow orange is a King-Willow leaf mandarin hybrid
It was developed at the University of California Research Center, Riverside
The mandarin hybrid was developed in 1915 by HB Frost and released in 1935
Kinnow orange is widely planted in Pakistan
The fruit was introduced in Punjab in 1963
It, now, is cultivated on a large scale in the Punjab-Haryana-Rajasthan belt
Kinnow orange can be grown in places with low humidity and less pest and diseases. The higher the humidity, more the pests and more diseases.
The mandarin fruit grows well in arid tracts
This winter fruit is sweet and juicy
This highly juicy fruit is rich in dietary fibre and Vitamin C and has many health and beauty benefits
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