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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D2192-1

 

Image Number D2192-1

In 1908, USDA botanist Frederick Coville selected this wild highbush plant with berries of superior size and flavor as one of the foundation parents of his breeding program. He named it “Brooks” after Fred Brooks, a neighbor on whose New Hampshire land the bush was growing.

Watercolor by James Marion Shull, (1940), Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library.

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Last Modified: 4/28/2011