Ratios of Reproductive to Vegetative Growth in Six Blackberry Cultivars

Abstract Blackberry fruit is gaining popularity in the U.S. and overseas.  New cultivars have been developed in recent years that provide more options for growers and homeowners alike.  Although proven in major blackberry growing regions around the world, these cultivars … Continue reading

The Problem of White Drupelets in Blackberries

It is June, the month for harvest of blackberries in many areas.  Unfortunately, along with ripe fruit we also see other problems crop up.  This year I have seen pollination problems due to rain, SWD damage, stink bug damage, cane … Continue reading

Fruit Crops for North Mississippi

Last week I was in Verona and gave a talk on Fruit Crops for North Mississippi at the Northern Mississippi Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association annual conference.  The weather was cold, but the crowd inside was good.  Lots of interest … Continue reading