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Cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon) and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

Leaf habit influences nitrogen remobilization in Vaccinium species

Lack of Pollinators Limits Fruit Production in Commercial Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)

Economic Risk of Bee Pollination in Maine Wild Blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium

Effect of Ammonium and Nitrate on Ferric Chelate Reductase and Nitrate Reductase in Vaccinium Species

Volatiles Released From Vaccinium corymbosum Were Attractive to Aegorhinus superciliosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in an Olfactometric Bioassay

Patterns of nocturnal rehydration in root tissues of Vaccinium corymbosum L. under severe drought conditions

Estimation of 2n Megagametophyte Heterozygosity in a Diploid Blueberry (Vaccinium darrowi Camp) Clone Using RAPDs

Population Dynamics of Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae: Phlaeothripidae) Inhabiting Vaccinium (Ericales: Ericaceae) Galls in Georgia

Growth, nutrient content, fruit production and herbivory in bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus L. along an altitudinal gradient

Cell Number and Cell Size in Parthenocarpic vs . Pollinated Blueberry (Vaccinium ashei) Fruits

Pollen Foraging Differences Among Three Managed Pollinators in the Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) Agroecosystem

Ozone Effects on the Ultrastructure of Peatland Plants: Sphagnum Mosses, Vaccinium oxycoccus, Andromeda polifolia and Eriophorum vaginatum

Seasonal Abundance of Ground Beetles in Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum ) Fields and Response to a Reduced-Risk Insecticide Program

Nectar-Robbing Carpenter Bees Reduce Seed-Setting Capability of Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Rabbiteye Blueberry, Vaccinium ashei, ‘Climax’

Comparison of two methods used to analyse lipid peroxidation from Vaccinium myrtillus (L.) during snow removal, reacclimation and cold acclimation

Use of Early Ripening Cultivars to Avoid Infestation and Mass Trapping to Manage Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Vaccinium corymbosum (Ericales: Ericaceae)


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(bilberry; family Ericaceae)

A genus of mostly low shrubs, often evergreen, with alternate, simple leaves, tetra- or pentamerous flowers with mostly bell- or urn-shaped corollas and inferior ovaries, and berry-like fruits. There are some 450 species, found mostly in the northern (temperate zone and the Arctic, with some tropical mountain outliers. Several species are cultivated, particularly the American cranberry (V. macrocarpon), with reflexed corolla lobes, from whose berries cranberry sauce is made; European cranberry (V. oxycoccos) is a similar but smaller species, also with edible berries, found in bogs throughout the northern temperate zone.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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