Raspberry Breeding

  • Julie Graham
  • Nikki Jennings

World Production

Raspberries are grown in many parts of the world with production estimated at 482,763 MT (in 2005) (http:/ FAOSTAT.FAO.ORG). Europe is estimated to produce around half of all production (RubusidaeusL.). This is an important high-value horticultural industry in many European countries, providing employment directly in agriculture, and indirectly in food processing and confectionary. Most raspberry production is concentrated in the northern and central European countries, although there is an increasing interest in growing cane fruits in southern Europe, for example, in Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain. In many production areas, the fruit is grown for the fresh market, but in central Europe, for example, Poland, Hungary and Serbia, a high proportion of the crop is destined for processing. Major regions of production in North America include the Pacific North-West, California, Texas and Arkansas, as well as regions in New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Chile,...


Fruit Quality Fresh Market Black Raspberry Rubus Species Fruiting Cane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Scottish Crop Research InstituteInvergowrieUK

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