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Calamondin or Clamansi, Citrofornella microcarpa, belong to the fruit tree family Rutaceae. The fruit of the Calamansi is a small, round lime, a little bigger than the size of a thumbnail, about 30 mm (an inch) in diameter. Similar to other citrus fruits, the calamansi is high in vitamin C, and the juice can be an excellent vitamin basis. The lively ingredient D-limonene destroys the wax coating of the insects’ respiratory system. As soon as applied directly, the insect suffocates. Calamansi is a smooth and slightly spiny plant, growing to a height of 3 to 5 meters. Leaflets are elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 4 to 8 cm long. Petioles are narrowly and scarcely winged, about a cm long. Flowers are axillary, solitary, rarely in pairs, white, and short-stalked. Fruit is yellow when ripe, nearly spherical, 2 to 3.5 cm diameter, 6- to 7-celled, and thin-skinned. The skin or peel is green to yellowish green or yellow, loosely adhering to the flesh. The flesh contains a few light orange seeds. The forum from beemaster.com shows that calamansi juice can kill varroa mite. Varroa mites are external parasites of bees. The mites, which are about the size of a pinhead, use specialized mouthparts to attack developing bee larvae. The Varroa Mite is a parasitic mite that can cause serious trouble to beekeepers and their bees alike.
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