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Fruit Varieties Journal
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American Pomological Society

Volume 43 Number 1 Article 6 Pages: 19-21
Year 1989 Month 1
Title: Pacific Northwest Strawberry Cultivars
Author: F.J. Lawrence
The commercial strawberry indus try of the Pacific Northwest is found west of the Cascades and from south western British Columbia on the north, to Salem, Oregon on the south. There are distinct climatic differences in the region that have some effects on cultivar performance, such as: 1) colder winters in southwest British Columbia and northwest Washington, 2) warmer harvest temperatures in southwest Washington and Oregon and 3) more late spring frosts in Oregon. Although these differences in seasonal harvest and cultivar adaptability exist, the re gion is considered a single entity for strawberry production for the process ing market.

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