|United States Of America||Issued Patent||PP,22649||04/17/2012||2010-169|
Background: Over the years, the world renowned Citrus Experiment Station became the foundation of the UC Riverside campus, where citrus breeding and agricultural research remain at the forefront. UCR’s premier citrus breeding program varieties are licensed worldwide, and some have been considered by professional taste panels to be one of the best flavored citrus in the world.
Description: ‘FairchildLS,’ a mandarin developed by mutation breeding, is seedless or low-seeded in all situations of cross-pollination. It has a moderately smooth texture and a sweet, rich fruit flavor. Easy to peel and with a deep orange color, the ‘FairchildLS’ is an attractive citrus that is popular and sought-out by the citrus industry.
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