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Blackberry and raspberry research trials are under way at the Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury, N.C.

Blackberry and Raspberry Breeding Updates

This document contains charts and data that reflect the yields of floricane fruiting blackberries and raspberries from N.C. State research trials at research stations across the state. Data include yields, marketable yields and berry weight for multiple varieties. Prepared by Dr. Gina Fernandez and Absalom Shank.

Upper Mountain Research Center – 2012 

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center – 2011 

Piedmont Research Station and Oxford Tobacco Research Station – 2011 

Caneberries and Tunnels Research Update 

This presentation shares information about how different varieties of blackberries and raspberries perform when grown in high tunnels. Originally presented by Dr. Gina Fernandez, N.C. State small fruit specialist, at the 25th Annual Southeast Vegetable & Fruit Expo in December 2010.

Blackberry and Raspberry Harvest Data – 2008 & 2009 

This document contains charts and data that reflect the yields of floricane fruiting blackberries and raspberries from N.C. State research trials at the Piedmont Research Station and Oxford Tobacco Research Station. Data include yield, marketable yields and berry weight for multiple varieties. Prepared by Dr. Gina Fernandez and Absalom Shank.

Marketable Yield Summary of Floricane Fruiting Berries 2008 & 2009 

This is a summary of the 2008-2009 marketable yield of floricane fruiting blackberries and raspberries planted in 2007 and grown at the NCDA&CS Piedmont Research Station in Salisbury, N.C. The summary compares harvest data for control plants and plants grown in high tunnels. Prepared by Dr. Gina Fernandez and Absalom Shank.

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