lowbush blueberry


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low·bush blueberry

 (lō′bo͝osh′)
n.
1. A low-growing deciduous rhizomatous shrub (Vaccinium angustifolium) in the heath family, native to northeastern North America and widely harvested for its edible blue or blue-black berries.
2. Any of several similar plants in the genus Vaccinium.
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Our lowbush blueberry sector requires increased pollination, and so will other fruit crops as we continue to expand acreage in highbush blueberries and apples, said Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac.
Theresa Gaffney, an organic lowbush blueberry fanner in Maine, has worked with a number of extension specialists from the University of Maine to develop her farm, Highland Organics & Highland Blueberry Farm, including value-added products and her business plan.
Pollination of lowbush blueberry by Anthophora pilipes villosula and Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae and Apidae).
Hypoglycemic activity of a novel anthocyanin-rich formulation from lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton," Phytomedicine, vol.
Effect of a honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) gradient on the pollination and yield of lowbush blueberry.
The researchers tested an extract from the wild lowbush blueberry, which in the lab successfully inhibited the growth of one of the main species of bacteria that causes the formation of plaque, Fusobacterium nucleatum.
Massachusetts is second in the country for lowbush blueberry production.
Inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase activity in DU145 human prostate cancer cells by flavonoids from lowbush blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium): possible roles for protein kinase C and mitogen-activated protein-kinase-mediated events.
Lowbush blueberry quality changes in response to packaging delays and holding temperatures.
Identification and content of anthocyanins in the anthocyanin-enriched fraction from lowbush blueberry fruits (Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton) using HPLC and ESI-MS at 520 nm.
First there's the lowbush blueberry which is really a fruit of the countryside and rarely cultivated and better known as the bilberry or winberry.