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Caption for January 2014 Agricultural Research magazine article, "National Inventory Takes Stock of Crops' Wild Relatives." Cranberry and some other crops have few native wild relatives represented in U.S. gene banks. ARS scientists hope to expand representation of those wild relatives to preserve genetic diversity for future crop breeding.
Caption for January 2008 Agricultural Research magazine article, "New Cranberry Hybrid High in Antioxidants." Cranberries vary in antioxidant bioavailability based on the sugars their anthocyanins are bound to.
Photo by Keith Weller.
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