Good Reads

Some of these books are long out of print, but it is well worth haunting old bookstores to find a used copy.

Barney, D. and K. E. Hummer. 2005. Currants, Gooseberries and Jostaberries. A Guide for Growers, Marketers and Researchers in North America. Food Products Press, . The Haworth Press, NY.

Childers, N.F. ed. 1966. Temperate and Tropical Fruit Nutrition. Somerset Press, Somerset, NJ.

Crandall, P.C. 1995. Bramble Production.  The management and marketing of blackberries and raspberries. Haworth Press, New York.

Darrow, G.M. 1966. The strawberry. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York.

Downing, J. 2006. Native plant materials for economic development in Southeast Alaska. University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences Senior Thesis Series ST-2006-04.

Gough, R. E. and E. Barclay Poling. 1996. Small fruits in the home garden. The Haworth Press, NY.

Gough, R.E. and R.F. Korcak. eds. 1995. Blueberries: a century of research. The Haworth Press, New York.

Hebert, M.,  Turner, C. Emmert, S, Hagerty, A. and  Pantoja, A. 2010. Beneficial Insects and Spiders of Alaska. University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service PMC-10075.

Holloway, P. 2006. Managing wild bog blueberry, lingonberry, cloudberry and crowberry stands in Alaska. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Janick, J. and J.N. Moore. 1975. Advances in Fruit Breeding. Purdue University Press. West Lafayette, IN.

Koke, S.T., C.T. Bull, M. Bolda and O. Daugovish. 2012. Organic Strawberry Production Manual. Univ of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Publ. 3531.

Kourik, R. 1986. Designing and maintaining your edible landscape naturally. Metamorphic Press, Santa Roswa, CA.

Kourik, R. Drip irrigation for every landscape and all climates. 2nd ed. Available online:

Moerman, D.E. 2010. Native American Food Plans. An Ethnobotanical Dictionary. Timber Press, Portland, OR.

Moore, J.N. and J. Janick. 1983. Methods in Fruit Breeding. Purdue University Press. West Lafayette, IN.

Pratt, V. 1995. Alaska’s Wild Berries and berry-like fruit. Alaskakrafts, Inc. Anchorage, AK.

Retamales, J.B. and J.F. Hancock. 2012. Blueberries. Crop Production Science in Horticulture 21. CABI (CAB International).

Schofield, J. 2003. Discovering wild plants: Alaska, Western Canada, the Northwest. Alaska Northwest Books, Portland.

Trehane, J. Blueberries, cranberries and other Vacciniums. Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide. Timber Press, Portland, OR

Zhao, Y. ed. 2007. Berry Fruit Value-added products for health promotion. CRC Press, New York.