Domestication of Western Vaccinium Species (Bilberries, Blueberries, Cranberries, Huckleberries, and Whortleberries) Grant uri icon



  • Loss of jobs and income from traditional agricultural crops, logging, and mining have created economic hardships for rural communities in the northwestern United States. The purpose of this study is to increase the production of and marketing opportunities for commercially valuable, but presently undomesticated native Vacinium species.

date/time interval

  • July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2008

sponsor award ID

  • IDA01262