TITLE

Georgia blueberry crop better

AUTHOR(S)
Omahen, Sharon
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;6/4/2003, Vol. 30 Issue 15, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the expected improvement in blueberry crop in Georgia in 2003. Diseases that affected the blueberry crops; Description of the Ochlockonee blueberry released by Scott NeSmith; Background on the blueberry crops in the state.
ACCESSION #
10015981

 

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