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Grower 411: Algal Stem Blotch – A Significant Disease on Blueberries in Florida

CREDIT: Doug Phillips, Norma Flor, and Phil Harmon Algal stem blotch has become a significant disease on southern highbush blueberries (SHB) in Florida, with a large number of infections reported last summer. It can cause [...]

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Fighting Fungal Leaf Disease

Learn More About Fungal Leaf Diseases in Florida Blueberries CREDIT: Doug Phillips, Norma Flor, and Phil Harmon Image: Septoria leaf spot. Credits: P. Harmon Southern highbush blueberry (SHB) cultivars are commercially grown throughout much of [...]

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Blueberries & Machine Harvesting

An Update on the USDA’s Blueberry Harvest Mechanization Research Project CREDIT: Fumiomi Takeda: Appalachian Fruit Research Station, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Kearneysville, W.V. The growth of the blueberry industry in the past three decades has [...]

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Wrangling Root Weevil

Diaprepes Root Weevil on Southern Highbush Blueberries in Florida CREDIT: Doug Phillips, Oscar Liburd, and Larry Duncan Image: Adult root weevil notching damage on citrus leaves. Credits: UF/IFAS CREC Citrus root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (Linnaeus) [...]

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