Location: Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory
Project Number: 8080-21000-018-04
Start Date: Oct 01, 2008
End Date: Aug 31, 2013
Evaluate all aspects associated with mechanical harvestability using plantings of 4 or 5 advanced selections/cultivars from GA, NC, and FL blueberry breeding programs near Gainesville, FL and Tifton, GA. Evaluate trellis and crown restriction treatments to reduce ground loss and improve harvest efficiency.