Furthering the utilization of Vaccinium constablaei and V. virgatum germplasm in cultivar development

M.K. Ehlenfeldt
The USDA-ARS blueberry breeding program has had the goal of introgressing V. constablaei Gray into rabbiteye (V. virgatum Aiton) backgrounds. This manuscript outlines the strategies being used to accomplish these goals, with the recently released cultivar 'Nocturne', as an example.
Ehlenfeldt, M.K. (2017). Furthering the utilization of Vaccinium constablaei and V. virgatum germplasm in cultivar development. Acta Hortic. 1180, 263-268
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1180.35
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1180.35
northern-adapted rabbiteye, highbush, hexaploid, 'Nocturne'
English
1180_35
263-268

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