Citrus plays important role in socio-cultural functionalities of the different community living in the municipalities of Nueva Vizcaya. The Citrus is used for offering in rituals, festive occasions, fresh consumption, making juices, pickles, beverages. The diverse form of Citrus has been exploited to lesser extent and only few crops having economic value have been cultivated. Home gardens in both valley and hill regions of Philippines contribute in maintaining the diverse germplasm. The people use to grow the crops for aesthetic purpose and only for house hold consumption or rarely for sell in local market.
SUMMARY OF CITRUS Collections
Program: Citrus Resources Research for Development in Cagayan Valley