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citriculture

Syllabification: cit·ri·cul·ture
Pronunciation: /ˈsitrəˌkəlCHər
 
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Definition of citriculture in English:

noun

The cultivation of citrus fruit trees.
Example sentences
  • The motivation was the severe frost that in 1962 destroyed a large part of citriculture in the United States.
  • He became known as a world authority on citrus, and was well versed in many other areas of citriculture.
  • Until recently, expansion of citriculture was accomplished by the propagation and distribution of material originally introduced via nurseries.

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