Tag: Seedless

Rising need for seedless grape fruit varieties

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article image CITRUS is the general name for a group of species and hybrids that includes Lemons, Oranges, Mandarins, Grapefruit, Pummelos and many others. Citrus fruits are the most valuable fruit crop in international trade. All of the numerous Citrus varieties are cultivated in subtropical or tropical regions. Grape fruits are evergreen trees and are usually found at around 5-6 metres (16-20 ft) tall, although they can reach 13-15 metres (43-49 ft). The leaves are dark green, long (up to 150 mm, or…Read More

Seedless kinnow export can touch $1b

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Following the introduction of seedless variety, Pakistan’s kinnow exports are likely to jack up to $1 billion extra. Currently, the world citrus market is around $2.135 billion, in which, Pakistan’s share has remained around 2.5 per cent."Pakistan is losing kinnow market in European Union due to excessive seeds, as buyers seek seed-free fruit for easy eating but we are still having maximum three to five seeds in each fruit," said Chief Executive Officer Harvest…Read More