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Citrus Fruit

Citrus fruits are edible fruits of plants belonging to Citrus of the rue family. They are widely cultivated since ancient times; the most common examples are the lemons, grapefruits, oranges and limes.

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Is cutting lemon sharpen the knife?

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No, cutting a lemon does not sharpen a knife. While it may seem counterintuitive, the acidity of the lemon can actually have a dulling effect on the blade over time. To sharpen a knife, it is recommended to use a dedicated knife sharpener, honing rod, or whetstone.

Orange is to peel as cheese is to?

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Orange is to peel as cheese is to

A life cycle of a orange tree?

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A orange tree does not begin to produce fruit until it is between four and six years of age. They can live up to 100 years.

What is the English name of champa plant?

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We call them champa trees, frangipani trees and in latin plumeria.

How did Luis die in tangerine?

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He gets hit in the head by Erik!

He actually gets hit with a blackjack. Arthur Bauer killed him, but Erik told him to

Why does the outer skin of an orange turn brown?

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If you let it get too old it kind of gets moldy If you let it get too old it kind of gets moldy If you let it get too old it kind of gets moldy

Theme for ''The Osage Orange tree'' by William Stanfford?

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the plot is in the 1930's or the Great Depression era.

How does citric acid serve as a cleaning agent?

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Citric acid has a chemical property called chelation that allows it to bind easily to minerals and metals. Using this property, minerals can be removed when cleaning.

Source: http:/www.wisegeek.com/what-is-citric-acid.htm

Is bitter orange oil and Limonene the same?

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no they are not bitter foods.

How were naval oranges developed?

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There was an orange tree that developed a deformation in the fruit, so that it would not bear seeds. It was a complete accident, but now the naval orange is very popular. It is only grown from clippings, because the fruit has no seeds.

What is lemon or orange zest?

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A zester (tool used to shave the colored portion of the peel) is used to produce tiny shavings. Citrus zest is used to add an aromatic flavoring component to beverages and foods. One of the most popular uses of zest is on top of citrus pies like Lemon Meringue or Key Lime.

What happens if you put a electric charge on a lemon?

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Asked by Gp8984721973931

You should try out and let us know, I'm very curious.

What is the voltage of a lemon?

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I have seen citrius powered LCD clocks so I presume it will produce at least 0.5v per lemon . I have also seen batteries made using citric acid and charcoal producing 1 volt or more . If you wire the lemons in SERIES you will produce whatever voltage times 4 . Wired in PARELLEL you with maintain the same voltage but increase your current capasacity by 4

What part of a lemon can you eat?

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All of it. Some people even eat the peal. I don't think you should eat the seeds.

What is a honey pomelo?

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The pamelo is a rare citrus fruit with sweet, crunchy & yellow insides I'm 10 and I answered your question!

How many segments in a imperial mandarin orange?

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I normally find 11 or twelve. Sometimes segments can be very small or conjoined with another. Isn't life too short to bother counting?

Citrus fruit seven letters?

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Singular * Tangelo * Orangelo * Dekopon * Rangpur * Pummelo Plural * Oranges * Tangors * Ponkans

Why do oranges get their own color and other fruits don't?

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The color orange was actually named after the fruit.

The fruit word orange came to us from Medieval Latin, pomum de orenge. It has older roots in Arabic, Persian and its origin is unknown. The word orange-orenge was in use in France in the 1300s to refer to the fruit and the word migrated to Middle English. Orange was not used as a color word until the 1540s.

What is the difference between regular limes and key limes?

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Asked by Martybkc

key limes are much smaller, but have more intense flavor. When using the juice in cooking, use about 1/3rd less key lime juice than lime juice for the same results.

What UK Fruit tree bears yellow fruit?

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apparently, the fruit may be a kind of cherry/plum, don't know if that's the same as Bullace or bullice, but it should be tasty and edible. Having said that, I would make certain first. See: http://www.wildaboutbritain.co.uk/forums/wildflowers-plants-and-tree-forums/57224-unidentified-yellow-fruit-and-purple-plant.html