The main theme for this course is blueberry production. This set of papers includes the full text of the following: D.J. Davies, Blueberries. a crop for the future; D.J. Davies, Blueberry cultivars; A.L. Firmin, Observations on the performance of different cultivars In U.S.A. Europe and New Zealand; D.Cohen, Blueberry micropropagation - a rapid method to increase new culti vars; A.L. Firmin, A basic approach to land preparation; E.M. Gray, Blueberries – planting, management & harvesting; A.L. Firmin, Pruning; L.H. Weston, Irrigation of blueberries; T.H. Webb, Climatic and soil factors in blueberry production; Conway Powell, Mycorrhizal inoculation for blueberries; E.H.C. McKenzie & P.R. Johnston, Blueberry diseases; W.P. Thomas, Pests of blueberries in New Zealand. especially Canterbury; Advisory Services Division, M.A.F, Suggested spray programme: blueberries; E.M. Gray, The cooperative concept of blueberry growing; J. Try, A summary of blueberry culture.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsblueberries; blueberry production; blueberry growing; land preparation; blueberry diseases; blueberry culture
Fields of Research070601 Horticultural Crop Growth and Development; 070602 Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding); 070603 Horticultural Crop Protection (Pests, Diseases and Weeds)
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