The curious case of California's mandarin boom

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Florida may have an orange on its license plate but California has taken over the mandarin orange market. Popular pomologist David Karp — yes, you may know him as the "Fruit Detective" — explains why the cultivation of mandarins in the Golden State has increased ten-fold since the late 1990's.

If you're thirsting for more mandarin knowledge after listening to our segment, read Karp's recent New York Times piece, "Mandarin oranges, rising stars of the fruit bowl."

Music: "Lujon" by Henry Mancini and "Flickr" by Porter Robinson