Perennial Plant

Perennial Plant. A plant that has a life span of 3 or more years.

From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used in range management, fourth edition. Edited by the Glossary Update Task Group, Thomas E. Bedell,

Blueberry Botany




Vaccinium, section Cyanococcus; the genus includes about 400 species

Commercially grown:

  • Highbush blueberry (V. corymbosum L.), distributed from Michigan east to Nova Scotia.
  • Southern highbush blueberry (V. corymbosum interspecific hybrid), adapted to regions with warm winters such

Stink Bugs in Blueberry

Image:Stink bug damage blueberries FeatureSize.jpgDamage to blueberries by stink bugs.


Damage to blueberries by stink bugs.
Photo by Jerry A. Payne, USDA,
Stinkbugs can damage green and ripe berries.
Photo by Rory Register,
Rory’s Photography,


Stink bugs are often more brightly colored …

Blueberry Commercial Conventional Production Articles

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interested in using conventional methods.

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