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Celebrating Florida Blueberries

March Blueberry Festival a Draw for Blueberry Fans Near and Far by MARY TOOTHMAN The Official Florida Blueberry Festival, founded in 2010, draws tens of thousands of visitors to Brooksville for blue fun each year [...]

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Fighting Bacterial Wilt

Updated Research Regarding the Latest Disease in Florida Blueberries by Phil Harmon, Ph.D. UF IFAS Blueberry Pathologist and Extension Specialist and Deanna Bayo, Graduate Research Assistant, UF IFAS Dept. of Plant Pathology Research continues on [...]

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Blueberry Breeding Program

A Team Effort to Assist Blueberry Stakeholders in Florida by Dr. PATRICIO MUÑOZ Florida producers are facing major challenges, with more countries producing and shipping blueberries into the US, higher volumes of fruit putting downward [...]

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Improving Pollination Practices

Continuing Research on Florida Blueberry Pollination Factors by Dr. Rachel Mallinger, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF Blueberries depend on insect pollinators for maximum fruit set. To achieve adequate pollination, blueberry growers stock [...]

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