The Sweet and the Not-so-Sweet of the U.S. Strawberry Industry - A Discussion with Dr. Gerald Holmes
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In the first part of this two-part series on strawberries, Sam and Lara interview Dr. Gerald Holmes, director of the Strawberry Center at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. He discusses the challenges that growers face, the costs of producing and harvesting strawberries, the factors that influence the flavor of the berries, and the future of the industry.
To learn more about the Strawberry Center at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo go to https://strawberry.calpoly.edu/.
For the HortTechnology article "The Status and Future of the Strawberry Industry in the United States" go to https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04135-18.
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