- Michigan Blueberry Commission
- U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
- Northwest Berry and Grape Information Network
- Rutgers University Blueberry and Cranberry Research
- New Jersey Blueberry Bulletin
- University of Maine Extension Native Wild Blueberry
- U-Pick directory for Michigan (Michigan Agritourism Association)
- National Blueberry Festival
- MSU Extension Bookstore
- MSU Extension Blueberry News
Michigan Blueberry Facts: Blueberry Aphid and Blueberry Shoestring Virus
Published on November 10, 2015
Aphids are a sporadic pest in blueberries, but they can sometimes reach high densities. Their abundance should be monitored each year to help prevent outbreaks. The primary species in blueberries in Michigan is the blueberry aphid, Illinoia pepperi.
Michigan Blueberry Facts: Japanese Beetle
Published on November 9, 2015
Japanese Beetle: Popillia japonica Newman (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
SWD Management Recommendations for Michigan Blueberry (English)
Published on June 1, 2015
The spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is an invasive pest of berries, stone fruit, grapes, and some pome fruit crops. It is native to Asia but was detected in North America for the first time in California during 2008.
Minimizing Pesticide Risk to Bees in Fruit Crops (E3245)
Published on May 31, 2015
Pollinating insects, of which bees are the most important, contribute significantly to the yield and quality of fruit crops in the United States. Pollination services provided by bees are worth billions of dollars annually to fruit crop industries.
Michigan Fresh:Using, Storing, and Preserving Blueberries (HNI21)
Published on September 8, 2014
Blueberries can be preserved and served in many ways. Michigan-grown blueberries are available during July and August.
2011 ORGANIC BLUEBERRY INSECT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM INCORPORATING SWD CONTROL
Published on May 1, 2011
The detection of spotted wing Drosophila (SWD) in Michigan last year highlights the changing nature of pest management and the need to remain aware and prepared for new challenges.
Michigan Blueberry Facts: Mummy Berry
Published on December 31, 2008
Pathogen Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi (Reade) Honey Kingdom: Fungi Class: Ascomycetes
Michigan Blueberry Facts: Virus and Viruslike Diseases of Blueberries
Published on December 1, 2008
Blueberries are affected by various virus and virus-like diseases. Viruses consist of minute infectious particles. They depend on the plant for multiplication and interfere with normal functioning of plant cells.
Michigan Blueberry Facts: Anthracnose Fruit Rot (Ripe Rot)
Published on July 31, 2008
Anthracnose fruit rot is the most common and widespread fruit disease of blueberries in Michigan and the United States. This disease is typically caused by Colletotrichum acutatum.
Michigan Blueberry Facts: Fruit Rot Identification Guide
Published on May 1, 2003
This bulletin has examples of all the blueberry infections.