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Citrus: From luxury item to cash crop

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) New research from Tel Aviv University reveals that citrons and lemons were status symbols for the ancient Roman ruling elite. It also plots the route and evolution of the citrus trade in the ancient Mediterranean.
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