Minnie Finger Lime: A New Novelty Citrus Cultivar

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    Tree and fruit traits of ‘Minnie Finger Lime’. (A) Three-year-old tree of ‘Minnie Finger Lime’, growing on Volkamer rootstock in Ft. Pierce, FL. The tree is 2.1 m tall and had 642 fruit (mostly still green) on 18 June 2018. (B) Fruit on field tree. (C) Close-up of two fruit harvested Aug. 2018. (D) Fruit interior in longitudinal orientation and as a cross-section.

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    Principal components (PC) analysis of sensory data rating ‘Minnie Finger Lime’ over four harvests (H1, 25 June; H2, 16 July; H3, 6 Aug.; H4, 4 Sept.) and at three ripeness stages: green, mottled, and yellow. Circles around the means (10 panelists) represent 95% confidence intervals.

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