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Citrus Fruit Size & Quantity
« on: May 18, 2021, 11:03:18 AM »
The growth of citrus fruit is attributed to cell division and cell enlargement, which increases the number and size of cells, respectively, during the first two months following the beginning of fruit set and about four to six months thereafter This period is called Stage 2.
Fruit size increases rapidly as a result of water accumulation in cells during fruit development. Therefore, adequate water supply during spring and early summer is critical to ensure uninterrupted fruit development and growth for better fruit retention. So be sue your trees are watered well.  (Citrus Magazine)