Saskatoon Berry Production Manual

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Growers now have a comprehensive guide in the Saskatoon Berry Production Manual. Topics in this resource include the following: biology of the plant, propagation, cultivars, orchard establishment, cultural practices, pruning techniques, plant health, harvest and post-harvest management as well as basic marketing. Full-colour images, line drawings, tables and charts enhance the information in the book text. Saskatoon berry experts from across the prairies collaborated on the manual to create a valuable reference for anyone growing Saskatoon berries. In addition, a detailed Appendix provides supplementary resource material to help answer any questions growers may have. 144 pages.

Copies of this book may be purchased by:
  • Calling 780-427-0391.
  • Cheque or money order, please complete the order form and send it to our Publications Office.
  • On-line credit card purchase by accessing the on-line sales website.

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Free Digital Version (6.2 MB)
This low resolution PDF version of the Saskatoon Berry Production Manual is available at no charge and can be used as outlined in the terms of the Open Government Licence Alberta.

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Orchard Establishment
Cultural Practices
Winter Hardiness and Frost Tolerance
Pests and Diseases
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This information published to the web on March 22, 2013.
Last Reviewed/Revised on February 24, 2015.