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Mark K Ehlenfeldt

Research Geneticist (Plants)


Image of Dr. Mark EhlenfeldtDr. Mark Ehlenfeldt

Blueberry - Research Plant Geneticist


Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research & Extension
125A Lake Oswego Road 
 Chatsworth, NJ 08019

 Phone: 609-726-1590 ex. 4421

 Staff:  Robert Martin, Jr. - Biological Science Lab Technician

            Matthew Kist - Field Technician

Research interests

The USDA blueberry breeding program co-operates with programs in seven states, and distributes materials of both highbush and rabbiteye blueberries. The program supports continued evaluation and variety release with state co-operators, and has released four cultivars in the last four years.

Publications (click on publication tab at left)