What is another word for citrus hybrid?

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[ sˈɪtɹəs hˈa͡ɪbɹɪd], [ sˈɪtɹəs hˈa‍ɪbɹɪd], [ s_ˈɪ_t_ɹ_ə_s h_ˈaɪ_b_ɹ_ɪ_d]

A citrus hybrid is a type of fruit that is created by crossing two different citrus species. There are several different synonyms that can be used to describe these types of fruits, including "crossbred citrus", "hybrid citrus", and "citrus inter-specific hybrid". Another term that is often used to describe these fruits is "citrange", which refers specifically to a hybrid between a mandarin orange and a trifoliate orange. Other common citrus hybrids include the tangelo (a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit), the limequat (a cross between a lime and a kumquat), and the citrumelo (a cross between a grapefruit and a pummelo).

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How to use "Citrus hybrid" in context?

What is a citrus hybrid? A citrus hybrid is a combination of two citrus species that have been cross-bred to create a new citrus variety. hybridization is the process of crossing natural species to create new varieties.

Citrus hybrids can be used as a source of genetic diversity in orchards, to increase yields and to create new citrus flavor profiles. Citrus hybrids are also used to improve disease resistance and to create new varieties for market.

The two most common citrus hybrids are lime and tangerine.

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