ID

HORT-226P

Authors as Published

 Mikel Ann Conway, Master’s Student, Horticulture, Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center; Jayesh B. Samtani, Assistant Professor, Horticulture, and Small Fruit Extension Specialist, Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center 


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Blackberries (Rubus spp.) are of interest among strawberry and vegetable growers in Virginia looking to diversify their crops. Including blackberries in farm plans could allow these growers to keep their farms and pick-your-own activities open to customers for a longer duration, increasing agritourism and sales; however, Virginia growers lack information on blackberry varieties that perform well in the state. 


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Publication Date

October 7, 2016