rabbiteye


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shrub of southeastern United States grown commercially especially for canning industry

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SUMMER SUNSET is a rabbiteye blueberry that has deep green foliage, multicolored berries that turn from light green to yellow to orange to sunset red to midnight blue as they ripen, and produces normal-sized berries with a full-flavored taste.
Rabbiteye blueberries (Vaccinium ashei) are used as endogenous antioxidant defense ingredients in the modern health-conscious food industry, due to their significant levels of anthocyanins, phenolic acids, and vitamins [2,3].
ashei Reade (rabbiteye u ojo de conejo) y rodales naturales de V angustifolium (lowbush).
Short-term flooding effects on gas exchange and quantum yield of rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium ashei Reade).
Wilcox, "Waterlogging of containerized rabbiteye blueberries in Florida," Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, vol.
Fruit set of rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium ashei) after subfreezing temperatures.J.
In trials, Gupton and Pearl flowered in mid to late March and were ready for harvest about 21 days before the earliest ripening rabbiteye cultivars, which have been the predominant type grown in the South.
This study systematically evaluated the bioactivities of phenolic compounds in rabbiteye blueberries and assessed their potential antiproliferation and apoptosis induction effects using two colon cancer cell lines, HT-29 and Caco-2.
Rabbiteye blueberries are descended from Southeastern native plants.
Blueberry acreage in Mississippi was approximately 667 ha in 2002 (Myles et al., 2004) and is predicted to increase to 1011 ha by the year 2008 (Spiers et al, 1998; Strik and Banados, 2005; MDAC, 2008).Approximately 50% of Mississippi Rabbiteye and Southern Highbush blueberries are processed, and the remaining 50% are marketed as fresh fruit (48%) or sold on a pick-your-own basis (2%).
There are three types of blueberries: highbush, lowbush, and rabbiteye. The highbush blueberry is Vaccinium corymbosum, the rabbiteye is Vaccinium ashei, and the lowbush is the common name for several different species, most notably Vaccinium angustifolium or Vaccinium myrtilloides.