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UF-developed web-based tool helps blueberry growers control disease

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August 16, 2022

Anthracnose fruit rot plagues blueberries, especially in Florida. In fact, it’s among the fruit’s most damaging diseases. To manage the disease, farmers normally spray the crop with fungicides, but on a calendar basis – in other words, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, UF/IFAS
Tags: Anthracnose Fruit Rot, Blueberries, Blueberry Advisory System, Doug Phillips, Fungicide, Growers, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Natalia Peres, Plant Pathology, Text Alerts, Web Tool

Spanish version available for UF/IFAS Blueberry Growers Guide app

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March 30, 2022

UF/IFAS has just released a Spanish-language version to the UF/IFAS Blueberry Growers Guide app. You can download the app on iOS or Android. Users will be able to choose between English and Spanish when using the app by selecting “language” ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Android, Blueberry Extension, Blueberry Growers Guide App, Calendar Management, Cultivars, Damage, Doug Phillips, IOS, Spanish

Florida blueberry season: Top-notch fruit, tools and knowledge from UF/IFAS research

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March 30, 2022

March brings the start of Florida’s blueberry production, harvest and shipping season. The state’s blueberry industry has grown rapidly in the past 20 years. Today, Florida farmers grow more than 5,200 acres of blueberries, producing about ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: 'Arcadia', 'Sentinel', Blueberries, Blueberry Growers Guide App, Blueberry Season, Breeding, Cultivars, Doug Phillips, Horticultural Sciences, Patricio Munoz, Production

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