Flood from Irene could hurt NJ’s blueberry crop next year by killing roots now


Flooding across New Jersey could hit hard one of the state’s big cash crops: blueberries. Rutgers Agriculture Experiment Station Atlantic County agent Gary Pavlis says the root systems start to die in bushes that are in standing water for 27 hours.

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