The introduction of Citrus to Italy, with reference to the identification problems of seed remains

@article{Pagnoux2013TheIO,
  title={The introduction of Citrus to Italy, with reference to the identification problems of seed remains},
  author={Cl{\'e}mence Pagnoux and Alessandra Celant and Sylvie Coubray and Girolamo Fiorentino and V{\'e}ronique Zech-Matterne},
  journal={Vegetation History and Archaeobotany},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={421-438}
}
While some consensus exists about the roles of southwestern China and northeastern India in the origin and diversification of the genus Citrus, the scarcity of its archaeological remains, as well as some methodological limits in unequivocally identifying taxa, do not facilitate reconstruction of the tempo and mode of spread of the genus towards other areas, notably the Mediterranean. Recent discoveries of archaeobotanical macro-remains (seeds and fruits) and pollen records from some important… 
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