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Researchers working to breed a better blueberry in South Jersey

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Dale Gerhard

Atlantic Blueberry off Weymouth Road is looking at new varieties of blueberries testing them so they can withstand machine harvesting.

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HAMMONTON — Atlantic Blueberry Co.’s 1,100 acres of blueberry plants will be hand-picked three times this season by migrant labor because blueberries on the same plant ripen at different times, General Manager Denny Doyle said.

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10 images

Dale Gerhard

Atlantic Blueberry off Weymouth Road is looking at new varieties of blueberries testing them so they can withstand machine harvesting.