{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

reading%204-3 (dragged) 37

reading%204-3 (dragged) 37 - made by 1850 in New Jersey...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
made by 1850 in New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Wisconsin, and the technology of wetland cultivation was developed (Dale et al. 1994). Domestication of V. macrocarpon , which is adapted to lowland acidic soils, has been achieved by selection from elite wild plantings and subsequent hybridization (Galletta and Ballington 1996). Most cranberry cultivars originated as single-plant selections of native bog populations, and four of them still accounted for 90% of the total American production area in 1990. Although cranberry was a traditional holiday fruit consumed at Thanksgiving feasts in the United States, expansion of the industry has occurred with innovative processing involving freezing, juice production—particularly mixtures with other juices—and as a dried fruit. Cranberry has also been considered a health food and the juice is recommended for urinary tract health in women. Lingonberry. Vaccinium vitis-idaea is a circumboreal, woody, dwarf to low-growing, rhizomatous, evergreen shrub. The plant is indigenous to Scandinavia and has been harvested
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online