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Raspberry & Blackberry Production Guide

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$37.00
ISBN:
978 1 933395 18 0
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1.60 LBS
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Bramble fruits are the raspberries and blackberries of our farms, gardens, fields, and woodlands.  They are fresh fruit favorites and desired ingredients in jams, jellies, sauces, pies, and wines.  Raspberry and blackberry fruits are highly nutritious, containing much soluble fiber, vitamins, and minerals.  The berries also contain high levels of antioxidants and natural substances that are anti-carcinogenic (cancer preventing).

This guide is intended as a comprehensive resource for both novice and experienced raspberry and blackberry growers as well as crop advisors and educators.  It provides information on all aspects of raspberry and blackberry culture for the midwestern and northeastern United States, and eastern Canada.  This publication will help raspberry and blackberry growers plan and implement production and marketing decisions.

Contents:  History & biology of cultivated raspberries & blackberries, Site selection & site preparation, Plant selection, Production methods, Trellising & pruning brambles, Water management, Soil & nutrient management, Insect & mite scouting & management, Disease management & physiological disorders, Weed Management, Spray application technology, Harvesting, handling & transporting fresh fruit, Marketing bramble fruits, Budgeting, Glossary, Table of Conversions, About NRAES.

Lori Bushway, Marvin Pritts, & David Handley, 2008, 157 p, beautiful color photos throughout, spiral-bound, soft.   $37.00


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