Following is a list of publications on blueberry-related topics that are available from the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station. Some publications are also available in an electronic format, which may be accessed by clicking on the publication number.


  • B852–Organic wild blueberry production, by Drummond et al. (2008)
  • B827–Toward a cooperative marketing strategy for fresh wild blueberries, by Woods, Marra, and Leiby (1989)
  • B823–Transporting fresh blueberries from Maine to the Boston market: A look at the economic alternatives, by Hoelper, and Marra (1989)
  • B803–The effects of juice extraction methods on the quality of low-calorie blueberry jellies, by Yang (1984)
  • B780–A cost analysis of pruning procedures in lowbush blueberry production, by Hansen, Ismail, and Metzger (1982)
  • B720–Costs and efficiency in marketing fresh lowbush blueberries in Maine, by Metzger and Ismail (1976)
  • B699–The integrated management of lowbush blueberry fields a review and forecast, by Trevett (1972)
  • B665–Seasonal trend and interrelation of mineral nutrients in lowbush blueberry leaves, by Trevett, Carpenter, and Durgin (1968)
  • B664–A discussion of the effects of mineral nutrient interactions on foliar diagnosis in lowbush blueberries, by Trevett, Carpenter, and Durgin (1968)
  • B648–Expanding the market for Maine blueberries, Part II, Blueberry product analysis in New England retail food stores, by Joshua, Saunders, and Dunham (1967)
  • B605–Nutrition and growth of the lowbush blueberry, by Trevett (1962)
  • B600–Controlling lambkill in lowbush blueberries, by Trevett (1961)

Technical Bulletins

  • TB203–Recent advances in the biology and genetics of lowbush blueberry, byBell, Rowland, Smagula, and Drummond (2009)
  • TB198–Economic analysis of organic pest management strategies for wild blueberries using enterprise budgeting, by Files, Yarborough, and Drummond (2008)
  • TB174–Maine wild blueberries field winnowing systems, by Donahue, et al. (1999)
  • TB172–Evaluation of entomopathogens for biological control of insects pest of lowbush (wild) blueberry, by Drummond and Groden (2000)
  • TB148–Alternative forage plants for native (wild) bees associated with lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium spp., in Maine, by Stubbs, et al. (1992)
  • TB070–Physical and chemical changes associated with the development of the lowbush blueberry fruit Vaccinium angustifolium Ait., by Ismail and Kender (1974)
  • TB059–Soil characteristics of nesting sites of solitary bees associated with the lowbush blueberry in Maine, by Osgood (1972)
  • TB026–Native bees bees associated with the low-bush blueberry in Maine and eastern Canada, by Boulanger, et al. (1967)

Miscellaneous Publications

  • MP759–Grower survey of organic pest management practices for wild blueberries in Maine with case studies, by Files, Yarborough and Drummond (2008)

Miscellaneous Reports

  • MR448–Bees and their Habitats in Four New England States, by Dibble, Drummond, Averill, Bickerman-Martens, Bosworth, Bushman, Hoshide, Leach, Skyrm, Venturini and White  (2018)
  • MR445–Maine wild blueberry growers: A 2010 economic and sociological analysis of a traditional Downeast crop in transition, by Rose, Drummond, Yarborough, and Asare (2013)
  • MR415–Why not tame the wild blueberry, by Litten and Smagula (2000)
  • MR404–Blueberry surprise from phosphorus, by Litten, Smagula, and Dunham (1997)
  • MR394–Enterprise budgets for Maine blueberries: Three production methods, by Marra, Criner, and Carmichael (1995)