How to Interpret our Fruit Evaluation Data
Root = Rootstock (C-35 Citrange, CZO Carrizo citrange, etc.)
Age = Years in ground (Note year of evaluation for prospective)
SSC = Soluble Solids Content (mostly sugars in Citrus; also referred to as BRIX)
Mean titr = Average of titration data which is used to calculate citric acid %
Citric Acid % = Percentage of acidity based on citric acid
SSC/TA = Ratio of SSC to Citric Acid %. Still used as a maturity standard for mandarins and some oranges. There is a new California Standard for navels.
# Fruit = Number of fruit in a sample
Length = Length of fruit for whole sample Avg. Length = Average length for one fruit
Color = Color rating of the rind of the fruit. Rind with rating of 3 is dark green, 5 is color break and 13 orange red. See chart.
Texture = Texture rating of rind of fruit. Rind with rating of 1 is very smooth. See chart.
Interior = Interior color of the flesh of the fruit.
Avana tardivo di ciaculli mandarin
Bahianinha araras navel orange
Bahianinha SRA 513 navel orange
Early St. Ann satsuma mandarin
Louisiana Early Satsuma mandarin
Maltaise demi sanguine blood orange
Nichinan Ichigo Satsuma mandarin
Sanguina doblefina blood orange
Variegated Cara Cara navel orange
Washington Sanguine blood orange