Crop Detail

The lemonCitrus limon (L.) Osbeck, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to Asia.

The tree's ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses. The pulp and rind (zest) are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, with a pH of around 2.2, giving it a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade and lemon meringue pie.

Major/Minor Major
Temporary/Permanent Permanent
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Fruits
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Citrus Psylla Leaf Miner Aphid Termites Cut worms/Army worm Caterpillar leaf roller
Fungal Diseases
Lemon Scab Powdery Mildew leaf curl
Bacterial Diseases
Citrus Canker
Chlorosis Flower dropping Fruit dropping
Narrow and Broad leaves weed

Lemon Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Eureka -
Lisbon Lemon -
Rough Lemon -
Kaghzi -
China Lemon -

Lemon Districts Wise Calendar

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