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The University of Maine

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Publication Date

Winter 1999

Publisher location

Orono, ME

Abstract/ Summary

The 1998 edition of the CSREES Wild Blueberry Project Results was prepared for the Maine Blueberry Commission and the University of Maine Blueberry Advisory Committee by researchers at the University of Maine, Orono. Projects in this report include:

1. Separation of Maggot Infested Blueberries in the IQF Processing Line

2. Assessment of Preharvest Treatments on Wild blueberry Fruit Quality

3. Blueberries as a Natural Colorant for Breakfast Cereals

4. Factors Affecting Quality of IQF Wild Blueberries

5. Control Tactics for Wild blueberry Pest Insects

6. Biology and Ecology of Wild blueberry Pest Insects

7. Sustainable Pollination of Wild blueberry

8. Evaluation of Foliar Fungicides for Control of Mummy Berry

9. Phosphorus/Nitrogen Fertilizer Ratio

10. Effect of Boron Application Methods on Boron Uptake in Wild Blueberries

11. Effect of Zinc Application on Growth and Yield of Wild Blueberries

12. Effect of Soil pH of Nutrient Uptake

13. Crop Year Fertilization of Wild blueberry

14. Effect of Fertilizer Timing on Wild blueberry Growth and Productivity

15. Alternative Methods of Grass Control

16. Cultural Weed Management Using pH

17. Investigation of Hexazinone Alternatives for Weed Control

18. Evaluation of Hexazinone Applications in the Cropping Year

19. Effect of Surfactant and Ammonium Sulfate on Glyphosate Activity

20. Evaluation of Pronone MG® Spot Treatments for Control of St Jobnswort, Dogbane, Bracken Fem, Witch Grass/Fall Panicum and Bunchberry

21. Hexazinone Groundwater Survey


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