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Agricultural Research Service

Title: Introduction to the Workshop "Blueberries - Now and the Future")

Author
item Hummer, Kim
item Layne, Desmond

Submitted to: Journal of American Pomological Society
Publication Type: Peer reviewed journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/30/2007
Publication Date: 5/20/2007
Citation: Hummer, K.E., Layne, D.R. 2007. Introduction to the Workshop "Blueberries - Now and the Future". Journal of American Pomological Society. 61(3):138-139.

Interpretive Summary: This introduction provides a lead-in to the workshop entitled: Blueberries – Now and the Future. This workshop consisted of four speakers summarizing the latest in nursery production, horticultural practices, breeding and development and the nutraceutical benefits of blueberries. The workshop was presented on Saturday 29 July 2006, following the Annual Business Meeting of the American Pomological Society (APS) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The APS sponsored a workshop which was attended by more than 75 scientists and growers. A taste comparison of blueberry cultivars followed the presentations.

Technical Abstract: This introduction provides a lead-in to the workshop entitled: Blueberries – Now and the Future. This workshop consisted of four speakers summarizing the latest in nursery production, horticultural practices, breeding and development and the nutraceutical benefits of Vaccinium fruit commonly known as blueberries. The workshop was presented on Saturday 29 July 2006, following the Annual Business Meeting of the American Pomological Society (APS) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The APS sponsored a workshop which was attended by more than 75 scientists and growers. A taste comparison of blueberry cultivars followed the presentations.

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