Meaning of citriculture in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsɪtrɪˌkʌltʃə/


mass noun
  • The cultivation of citrus fruit trees.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘This Department, includes five research teams, focusing on current problems of the citriculture and fruticulture in the Autonomy of Valencia.’
    • ‘We will try our best to turn the 11th International Citrus Congress into the most successful one and make our contribution to the success of world citriculture.’