Scientists Develop Orange With Almost No Seeds?

“If you give oranges a miss because of the annoying pips then this could be the fruit to tantalize your taste buds. Experts have developed a new variety which contains as little as two or three seeds in each fruit, compared to the usual 15 to 30. The new variety is known as the KinnowLS – the LS stands for low seeded. It is the eighth citrus variety developed in the past ten years by scientists at the University of California at Riverside. They describe the fruit as slightly larger than a mandarin, with a thin, extremely smooth rind. They say that each fruit contain 10 to 11 segments, which are fleshy and a deep orange in color. The orange has been developed developed by mutation breeding of the mandarin variety Kinnow, a mid-to-late season maturing variety.” w/ photos

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