Citrus Fruits During The Columbian Exchange

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Some citrus fruits came from a long way but ended up everywhere. Most seem to originate from Asia including southern China, northeastern India and conceivably, southeastern Asia. As of now, 2016, almost everyone knows about citrus fruits and how they change your face to either a happy, satisfied face or a poker face. This is the journey of three common citrus fruits; orange, lemon, and lime. The Columbian Exchange had a big impact on citrus fruits. Europeans and the Americas didn’t only trade citrus fruits: they also traded animals, other foods, plants and more. The Columbian Exchange was the global transfer of plants, animals, and diseases that occurred during the European colonization of the Americas. The orange originated in Asia. Then

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