Citrus

Fresh citrus fruits in a wooden box

Fresh citrus fruits in a wooden box.

Citrus is a common term and genus for a flowering plant that originated in the tropical and subtropical southeast Asia. The plants are large evergreen shrubs or small trees reaching 5-15 meters tall. The fruit from these trees are fragrant, juicy and contain citric acid, which gives them their characteristic odor and flavor. The fruit is made up of a brightly colored outer layer, spongy whitish middle layer (called the pith) and the fruit segments. There are many different types of citrus fruits and with each of these are multiple varieties.

This course provides the information you need to keep citrus fruits looking and tasting their best.

Since the citrus category contains so many different types of fruits, this course will also cover the distinguishing factors that help you identify them.

This course has the following objectives:

• Identify different types of citrus fruits.
• Identify different citrus fruit characteristics.
• Identify how to store and handle citrus fruits.
• Identify how to select and store citrus at home.

Course Duration: 90m

Citrus

Fresh citrus fruits in a wooden box

Fresh citrus fruits in a wooden box.

Citrus is a common term and genus for a flowering plant that originated in the tropical and subtropical southeast Asia. The plants are large evergreen shrubs or small trees reaching 5-15 meters tall. The fruit from these trees are fragrant, juicy and contain citric acid, which gives them their characteristic odor and flavor. The fruit is made up of a brightly colored outer layer, spongy whitish middle layer (called the pith) and the fruit segments. There are many different types of citrus fruits and with each of these are multiple varieties.

This course provides the information you need to keep citrus fruits looking and tasting their best.

Since the citrus category contains so many different types of fruits, this course will also cover the distinguishing factors that help you identify them.

This course has the following objectives:

• Identify different types of citrus fruits.
• Identify different citrus fruit characteristics.
• Identify how to store and handle citrus fruits.
• Identify how to select and store citrus at home.

Course Duration: 90m