Saving Blueberries

Did you know the USDA has an official blueberry genebank? Plants are collected, grown and protected at a USDA Agricultural Research Service facility in Oregon.

Blueberries are popular and versatile, but the berry would not be where it is today without the efforts of ARS researchers.
Blueberries are popular and versatile, but the berry would not be where it is today without the efforts of ARS researchers.
courtesy Stephen Ausmus/ Agricultural Research Service