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Jessica L. Gilbert, Michael L. Schwieterman, Thomas A. Colquhoun, David G. Clark, and James W. Olmstead

. Materials and Methods Blueberry samples. Southern highbush blueberries were collected from a UF grower–cooperator farm near Windsor, FL (lat. 29°41′18″ N, long. 82°10′40″ W, 35 m elevation). The predominant soil types at this location were Bonneau fine sand

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Fumiomi Takeda, Gerard Krewer, Elvin L. Andrews, Benjamin Mullinix Jr, and Donald L. Peterson

blueberries in the country ( Strik and Yarborough, 2005 ). Specifically, three types of blueberries are produced in the region. Northern highbush blueberry and southern highbush blueberry (≈6750 acres) are predominantly for the fresh market and, with a few

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Gad G. Yousef, Mary A. Lila, Ivette Guzman, James R. Ballington, and Allan F. Brown

domesticated less than a century ago in New Jersey and includes the principal cultivars grown in northern climates ( Ballington, 2009 ; Chavez and Lyrene, 2009 ). The southern highbush blueberry (SHB, 2n = 4x = 48) cultivars were developed from hybridizations

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Alisson P. Kovaleski, Jeffrey G. Williamson, James W. Olmstead, and Rebecca L. Darnell

of ‘Emerald’ southern highbush blueberry viewed with a stereomicroscope; stages of internal development 1 to 5 (Stages I-1 through I-5). Stage I-1: vegetative bud ( A ) showing a single vegetative meristem (Vm). Stage I-2: multiple meristems in an

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Rebecca L. Darnell, Bruno Casamali, and Jeffrey G. Williamson

(N) uptake on a plant dry weight basis in ‘Sharpblue’ southern highbush blueberry at intervals following a single application of 15 N-labeled ammonium (NH 4 + ) or 15 N-labeled nitrate (NO 3 − ). 1 μg·g −1 = 1 ppm ( Merhaut and Darnell, 1995

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Rebecca L. Darnell, Jeffrey G. Williamson, Deanna C. Bayo, and Philip F. Harmon

system and soil treatment on canopy volume of ‘Meadowlark’ and ‘Farthing’ southern highbush blueberry from 2015 to 2018, Citra and Archer, FL. Yield. Total yield of ‘Meadowlark’ was significantly greater in grafted compared with own-rooted plants for all

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Jeffrey G. Williamson, Luis Mejia, Bradley Ferguson, Paul Miller, and Dorota Z. Haman

Southern highbush blueberry production is expanding rapidly in the low-chill regions of the southeastern United States ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2013 ). Specific soil conditions are needed for optimum growth, plant health, and productivity

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Douglas A. Phillips, Philip F. Harmon, James W. Olmstead, Natalia A. Peres, and Patricio R. Munoz

highbush, consistent with the authors’ use of the term “highbush blueberry” (not “southern highbush blueberry”) and the location of Liaoning near latitude lat. 42°N, the same latitude as Michigan. Symptoms were described as yellow to red irregularly shaped

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Gerardo H. Nunez, Hilda Patricia Rodríguez-Armenta, Rebecca L. Darnell, and James W. Olmstead

six families of Vaccinium seedlings grown in bench-top rhizotrons for 67 d. Fig. 2. Root system architecture of southern highbush blueberry [SHB (family P2)] and Vaccinium arboreum (family P3) seedlings grown in bench-top rhizotrons for 67 d

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Andrew B. Ogden and Marc W. van Iersel

of southern highbush blueberry in high tunnels in northern Georgia. The aim of the study was to determine the optimum tunnel closure date for generating large, early yields. We also quantified the effects of high tunnels on the microclimate