Some articles on sour orange, orange, oranges:
... infects several species of the plant genus, Citrus, including sour orange (Citrus aurantium), and any Citrus species grafted onto sour orange root stock, sweet orange (C ... paradisi), lime and Seville orange (C ... Decline is generally exhibited with sweet orange, mandarin, or grapefruit when they are grafted on infected sour orange rootstock ...
... It is used primarily as rootstock for navel oranges in California ... In 2009, a report suggested it may also be useful to replace sour orange rootstock for grapefruit in Texas because it is tolerant of calcareous soil ... Its name is not related to the bitter orange it was named after Dr William Bitters, professor of Horticulture and a curator of the Citrus Variety Collection ...
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Famous quotes containing the words orange and/or sour:
“Give not this rotten orange to your friend;
Shes but the sign and semblance of her honor.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the childrens teeth are set on edge.”
—Bible: Hebrew Ezekiel, 18:2.
Proverbial reproach by God, concerning the land of Israel. The same image is used in Jeremiah 31:29.