This publication is a guide for individuals interested in growing blackberries commercially. Topics covered are marketing and size of operation; blackberry types and cultivar recommendations; site considerations, land preparation, planting, and establishment; pruning and training; irrigation; pest and disease control; fertility management; harvesting and postharvest management.
This article presents postharvest information and storage requirements for Blackberry. It also includes information on quality characteristics, maturity indices, grading, packaging, pre-cooling, retail display, chilling sensitivity, ethylene production and sensitivity, respiration rates, physiological disorders, postharvest pathology, quarantine issues, and suitability as fresh-cut product.
Weed control guide for fruit crops. Includes description and use of herbicides for fruit crops and different application techniques. The guide is organized by fruit crop.
Ground cover management affects both fruit tree vigor and yield. Use a ground cover system that facilitates management of the fruit planting for improved tree growth and productivity.