Washington State University

Small Farms Team

Currants and Gooseberries

Production
Pest Management
Nursery Plants
Marketing
Associations

Production

Highly Rated Gooseberry and Currants, October, 1995, National Clonal Germplasm Repository, Corvallis, OR.

Ribes genetic resources currants and gooseberries. June 1999, Kim Hummer, National Clonal Germplasm Repository, Corvalli, OR. Excellent discussion of the Ribes taxonomy.

Gooseberry, 1996, California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc. Good description of cultivars, and production practices.

Currant and Gooseberry Production in the Northwestern United States. 2005. Dan Barney, Universtiy of Idaho, Sandpoint Research & Extension Center.

Pest Managment

Currant and gooseberry pests, March, 2000, Kim Hummer and Joseph Postman. Very nice color plates of all the different problems of these species.

Currants & Gooseberries: Pest Management Guide for British Columbia Commerecial Growers. August 1998. BC Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food, Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Nursery Plants

Resources for Berry Growers, Last Reviewed March 2009, List of Plant sources.

Marketing

Hurst's Berry Farm, Sheridan, Oregon. Mark hurst serves as a broker for Northwest berry farmers, including kiwi.

Associations

North American Fruit Explorers, Inc. NAFEX is a network of individuals throughout the United States and Canada devoted to the discovery, cultivation and appreciation of superior varieties of fruits and nuts.

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