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Apple Malus domestica Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Apple 
Scientific Name(s): Malus domestica 
Common Name(s): Fuji apple, apfel, apfelbaum, apple, jabloko, jablonja, kultur-apfel, macieira, manzana, manzano, ping guo, pommier commun, pommier sauvage, ringo, sagwanamu, äpple 
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  • Synonyms: Malus pumila, Malus communis, Pyrus malus
Season Information: January - December. . 
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