China re-opens door to California fresh citrus

China re-opens door to California fresh citrus

China’s doors re-opened Aug. 5 for imports of California citrus. The primary varieties shipped are Navel oranges, lemons, and Valencia oranges. 

It’s been a 14-month drought of sorts for California citrus growers unable to export fruit to China due to Phytophthora root rot disease found in some imported samples at Chinese ports.

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