Michigan Blueberry Industry Research Priorities 

  1. Pest biology and control management programs for invasive and problematic pests such as Blueberry Stem Gall Wasp and Spotted Wing Drosophila
  2. Pesticide resistance management
    1. SWD Insecticides
    2. Fungicides
  3. Better understanding of impact of pesticide inerts and adjuvants on efficacy and fruit quality
  4. Enhancing Michigan blueberry yields
    1. Best Practices for removing and replanting of low performing fields
    2. Methods to increase and maintain higher yields
  5. Methods to increase pollination in blueberry
  6. Better understanding of Phomopsis control
  7. Development and validation of disease prediction models

Michigan Blueberry Commission Contact: Kevin Robson

Updated May 2018