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Value of various taxa in breeding tetraploid blueberries in Florida

Author(s): P. M. Lyrene

Year: 1997

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Euphytica
Volume: 94
Issue: 1
Pages: 15-22

Article Topic(s): Genetics,Human Use
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Vaccinium arboreum (Farkleberry), Vaccinium myrsinites (Shiny blueberry),


Discusses the value of Vaccinium species native to Florida for breeding commercial blueberries. Florida species that have been the most useful for breeding are V. corymbosum and V. darrowi. Species that have been less useful are V. elliottii, V. myrsinites, and V. arboreum.

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P. M. Lyrene. "Value of various taxa in breeding tetraploid blueberries in Florida." Euphytica 94.1 (1997): 15-22.

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ISSN: 0014-2336
DOI: 10.1023/A:1002903609446

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