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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Protecting the Orange Crop
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Without getting too deep into the physics, in the act of freezing, water gives off heat. So, that transformation from liquid to solid provides some heat to the oranges and then the solid layer of ice helps keep the extreme cold air away from the oranges themselves.