LAHORE:– Citrus growers have been advised to properly pack citrus fruits in separate packing because it helps in increasing their shelf life and growers fetch good amount of their produce in the market.A spokesman of the department said on Tuesday that Pakistan is the third largest citrus fruit producing country and Punjab produces 95 percent of the total produce. Plucking of immature fruit affects the trade of the commodity besides the shape and external beauty, he added.–APP
He further said that according to international market fruits were being distributed in three categories and after categorizing and grading the packing was of vital importance.