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Unformatted text preview: h the Tigris
and Euphrates, the Indus, and Yellow River
Valleys. As both trade and military
expeditions begin among these earliest
civilizations, dessert apples quickly spread
from the forests of their origin in the Tien
Shan mountains of eastern Kazakhstan
throughout the "civilized" world. The Fertile Crescent, a region in the Middle East
incorporating Ancient Egypt; the Levant; and
Mesopotamia. Wild Malus sieversii apple in Kazakhstan
Malus Apple Production by State
(32 pound boxes)
1. Washington 144,048
2. New York
4. Pennsylvania 9,643
7,143 U.S. Per Capita Utilization of
Apples Fresh Canned Juice Frozen Dried Other 19.1 4.4 24.0 0.86
0.30 U.S. Apple Use
•39% is enjoyed as fresh fruit.
•49% is used to make vinegar, cider,
wine, juice, jelly, and apple butter.
•9% is canned as applesauce and pie
•12% is exported to other countries.
12% Apple Production (1000 tonnes)
China U.S. Iran Turkey France Italy Poland Russian Federation 24,017
2,050 Apple Tree
Pollination Apples are Apples are 'selfincompatible' you need two trees...
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This document was uploaded on 03/10/2014 for the course AGRO 1001 at LSU.
- Fall '11