Image Number: 1320001

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Research
Description:
Technician Carlos Solis, of the ARS Kika de la Garza Subtropical Agricultural Research Center, in Weslaco, Texas, places oranges in a water bath heated with radio waves to kill fruit flies. The water is circulated to heat the oranges uniformly and prevent fruit damage.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Citrus
Subject: Citrus x sinensis (L.) Osbeck (pro sp.) [maxima × reticulata]
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Friday, December 8, 2006