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Fruit Varieties Journal
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American Pomological Society

Volume 47 Number 1 Article 1 Pages: 2-4
Year 1993 Month 1
Title: 'Meeker' Red Raspberry
Authors: P.P. Moore and H.A. Daubeny
'Meeker' has replaced its parent, 'Willamette/ as the most widely plant ed red raspberry cultivar in the Pacific Northwest which is the major producing region for the crop in North America. Currently, 'Meeker* occupies more than 60% of the plantings in the region which includes western parts of Oregon and Washington and south western British Columbia. The importance of the cultivar is increasing since it is being used for most new plantings. It has also become an important cultivar in southern Chile where there has been a dramatic increase in red raspberry production in recent years.

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