BLUEBERRIES

BLUEBERRIES

Sahya's Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with blue=or purple-colored berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Vaccinium also includes cranberries, bilberries, and huckleberries. The highbush blueberry varieties were introduced into Europe during the 1930s. Blueberries may be cultivated, or they may be picked from semiwild or wild bushes, In 2016, world production of blueberries (low- and highbush combined) was 552,505 tonnes, led by the United States with 49% of total production and Canada with 32%. In 2016, Canada was the largest producer of wild blueberries, mainly in Quebec and the Atlantic provinces Spanish settleren in the late 16th centunya was introduced into