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Florida Lime Production and Value

Crop Year

Bearing Acres

Yield (box)

Production (box)

Value (box)

Total Value

1997-98

1996-97

1995-96

1994-95

1993-94*

1992-93**

1991-92

2,700

2,100

2,000

1,900

1,900

6,300

6,300

163

152

150

121

105

159

254

440,000

320,000

300,000

230,000

200,000

1,000,000

1,600,000

$5.02

$6.93

$8.05

$8.65

$13.65

$1.02

$9.12

$2,210,000

$2,216,000

$2,414,000

$1,989,000

$2,730,000

$1,017,000

$14,589,000

Box = 88 pounds

Leading Lime-Producing States --- 1997-98

State

Bearing Acres

Production (box)

Total Value

Florida

2,700

440,000

$2,210,000

U.S. Total

2,700

440,000

$2,210,000



Florida Avocado Production and Value
 

Crop Year

Bearing Acres

Yield (bushel)

Production (bushel)

Value (bushel)

Total Value

1998-99

1997-98

1996-97

1995-96

1994-95

1993-94*

1992-93**

1991-92

6,000

5,700

5,700

5,800

5,700

5,800

6,104

8,600

153

168

145

131

140

30

47

131

920,000

960,000

940,000

760,000

800,000

176,000

280,000

1,132,000

$17.90

$14.60

$13.20

$14.90

$15.40

$20.50

$14.57

$11.90

$16,468,000

$14,016,000

$12,408,000

$11,324,000

$12,320,000

$3,608,000

$4,198,000

$13,471,000

Bushel = 50 pounds
* Post Hurricane Andrew crop
** Hurricane Andrew reduced crop


Leading Avocado-Producing States --- 1997-98

State

Bearing Acres

Production (bushel)

Total Value

California

Florida

Hawaii

59,900

5,700

250

6,160,000

960,000

10,000

$263,473,000

$14,016,000

$265,000

U.S. Total

65,850

7,130,000

$277,744,000

 

Florida Lemon Production and Value

Crop Year

Bearing Acres

Yield (box)

Production (box)

Value (box)

Total Value

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1,000

900

800

700

700

700

235

133

244

236

314

286

235,000

120,000

195,000

165,000

220,000

200,000

$7.25

$6.55

$10.10

$8.25

$7.60

$10.00

$1,709,000

$787,000

$1,974,000

$1,361,000

$1,677,000

$1,998,000

Box = 90 pounds

Leading Lemon-Producing States --- 1998

State

Bearing Acres

Production (box)

Total Value

California

Arizona

Florida

46,500

16,000

1,000

22,000,000

2,600,000

235,000

$139,152,000

$14,360,000

$1,709,000

U.S. Total

63,500

24,835,000

$170,601,000



Florida Mango Production and Value

Crop Year

Bearing Acres

Yield (bushel)

Production (bushel)

Value (bushel)

Total Value

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1,400

1,500

1,400

1,600

1,400

2,500

71

66

107

66

36

160

100,000

100,000

150,000

100,000

50,000

400,000

$14.50

$15.00

$11.50

$15.00

$19.00

$10.70

$1,450,000

$1,500,000

$1,725,000

$1,500,000

$950,000

$4,280,000

Bushel = 50 pounds

Leading Mango-Producing State --- 1997

State

Bearing Acres

Production (bushel)

Total Value

Florida

1,400

100,000

$1,450,000

U.S. Total

1,400

100,000

$1,450,000



Other Florida Tropical Fruit Other Florida Tropical Fruit

More than two dozen minor tropical fruits are grown in South Florida, and mostly sold on the local fresh market. They include: banana/plantain, carambola, mamey sapote, papaya, litchi, longan, guava, Barbados cherry, kumquats, sapodilla, pummelo, annona, passion fruit, coconut, jaboticaba, jackfruit, key lime, Tahiti lime, monstera, white sapote, black sapote and wax jambu.

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