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  Blueberry (2004)
Willem Dafoe and 'Benicio del Toro' were then considered for the role of Mike Blueberry, but Jan Kounen remembered conversations he had about shamanism with his friend Vincent Cassel and chose him instead.
I knew it would be intriguing since its based on a Moebius comic strip, but I wasn't really expecting what I got.
As he lays "dying" we drift back through his life, stopping at about the point the crazed Prussian is getting everyone hot with gold fever and an old enemy returns to haunt him.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0276830   (742 words)

  .:: Blueberries ::.
Blueberry are grown in rows that are cultivated year round to produce sweet and plump berries.
Blueberries are processed in a number of different forms for availability year round and as ingredients for the food processing industry.
Blueberries and blueberry juice is dried and tumbled in hot air to produce a blueberry powder.
www.blueberry.org /blueberries.htm   (2264 words)

  blueberry - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Blueberry, common name applied to several related shrubs (Heath) and to their blue or fl fruit.
The lowbush, or swamp, blueberry and the highbush...
bilberry, flberry, fl currant, blueberry, boysenberry, cranberry, currant, elderberry, gooseberry, huckleberry, juniper, loganberry, mulberry,...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=blueberry   (122 words)

 Blueberries: Organic Production
Blueberry flowers vary greatly in size and shape, depending on species.(Lyrene, 1994) Therefore, having a variety of pollinators like horn-faced bees, mason bees, carpenter bees, bumblebees, orchard bees, and others is important for good fruit set.
While highbush blueberries are grown for both fresh fruit and processing markets, “nearly half of the cultivated blueberries grown are sold as fresh blueberries,” according to the North American Blueberry Council.(Anon, no date) Since returns to the grower usually are higher for fresh berries, most organic growers choose that option.
Susceptibility of highbush blueberry cultivars to larval infestation by Rhagoletis mendax (Diptera: Tephritidae).
www.attra.org /attra-pub/blueberry.html   (8563 words)

Blueberry is closely related to the European bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus).
Blueberry leaves are the primary part of the plant used medicinally.
Bilberry, blueberry’s European cousin, is used primarily for maintaining blood vessels, particularly those in the eyes.
www.pccnaturalmarkets.com /health/Herb/Blueberry.htm   (474 words)

  Blueberry from Herbal Extracts Plus
Blueberry is a sweet, aromatic, edible berry that is indigenous to North America and is widely distributed throughout the world.
Blueberry contains terpenes that are thought to help shut down carcinogens, and the tannins in Blueberry appear to inhibit carcinogens from binding to their targets.
Blueberry is said to support good urinary tract health and appears to reduce the occurrence of bladder and kidney infections.
www.herbalextractsplus.com /blueberry.cfm   (734 words)

 Jim on the Web - Comics (B)
After having been found in the desert, Blueberry wants to go to Camp Bowie as soon as possible, to meet the general of the army that is being built up, since he now has the proof that the Apache are not to blame for the violence, and he believes Cochise will accept negotiations.
Blueberry is forced to chase the German and Jimmy, since the German was actually in jail, and technically Jimmy helped him escape...
Blueberry is demoted and in prison, serving a sentence of 30 years.
jim-on-the-web.com /comics.php?comic=Blueberry   (1709 words)

 Blueberry Maggot
Blueberry maggot was found to be common in the southeastern U.S. by Payne and Berlocher (1995), where an important host is deerberry, Vaccinium stamineum L. In addition to highbush blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum L., and lowbush blueberry, the insect will infest huckleberry, Gaylussacia baccata.
There is a fruit fly that develops in fl walnut that closely resembles blueberry maggot and may appear in traps since fl walnut commonly occurs in the mid-Atlantic region.
Susceptibility of highbush blueberry cultivars to larval infestation by Rhagoletis mendax (Diptera : Tephritidae).
www.ento.vt.edu /Fruitfiles/BlueberryMaggot.html   (1376 words)

 Blueberry Thrills | Tips & Techniques
Blueberries can be a tasty and attractive addition to the suburban garden.
Lowbush blueberries are of special interest because of their cold hardiness; they can be grown from zones 2 through 6, while highbush blueberries can be risky in Northern gardens; they're best in zones 4 through 7.
The three varieties of blueberries I grow are all highbush types; 'Bluejay' produces firm, medium large, light blue fruit in early midseason, 'Blue Ray' bears large, highly flavoured crisp berries in midseason, and 'Bluecrop' bears large, light blue, slightly tart berries in midseason.
www.gardenguides.com /how-to/tipstechniques/fruitnuts/blueberry.asp   (1367 words)

 Blueberry Culture
Blueberries are a very popular fruit in the United States because of their unique flavor, small edible seeds, and ease of preparation.
Blueberries are a good fruit crop for home gardens because they require little space.
Blueberry bushes tend to produce smaller berries when they are overloaded with fruits, making it important not to have too many flower buds.
www.uri.edu /ce/factsheets/sheets/blueberry.html   (888 words)

 Wild Blueberries - History of Wild Blueberries
Today, a relative of the blueberry plant is the oldest living thing on earth, estimated by botanists to be more than 13,000 years old.
Blueberries were here when the first wave of settlers arrived in what was to become America.
Blueberry juice was used for "old coughs" and tea made from Wild Blueberry leaves was believed to be a good tonic to help purify the blood.
www.wildblueberries.net /bluehistory.html   (583 words)

 Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden
Blueberries are susceptible to root rots in poorly drained soils.
Highbush blueberries are hardy in central and southern Iowa.
Blueberry plants should not be allowed to bear fruit the first 2 years after planting.
www.ipm.iastate.edu /ipm/hortnews/1996/3-22-1996/blue.html   (481 words)

 Chapter 7: Small Fruits and Brambles
The blueberry industry in the United States is concerned primarily with three distinct types of blueberries: highbush, lowbush, and rabbiteye.
Later, Coville (1921) observed that when blueberry flowers were pollinated with their own pollen, and fruit was obtained, the berries were smaller and later in maturing than when pollen came from another plant, and some plants were almost completely sterile to their own pollen.
The greatest benefit in blueberry pollination seems to be derived when there are aufficient pollinators to distribute the pollen freely, not only from anthers to stigma of self-fertile flowers, or between plants of a cultivar some of which may be self-sterile, but also between self- sterile cultivars (Hall and Aalders 1961).
gears.tucson.ars.ag.gov /book/chap7/blue.html   (3098 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for blueberry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
blueberry Fruit of Vaccinium corymbosum (the high-bush blueberry) or V. augustifolium (low-bush blueberry) grown mainly in north America.
Blueberries were a favorite food of the Native Americans, who ate them fresh or dried...
Blueberry Corn Muffins, Arugula Blueberry Salad With Orange Dressing, Lemon Bars With Blueberries, Blueberry Syrup.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=blueberry   (657 words)

 Blueberry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blueberry is one of the few cultivated fruit crops that is native to North America and 95% of the worlds commercial crop comes from the U.S. and Canada.
Blueberries may be purchased frozen, dried or canned in the supermarket year round.
One cup of blueberries contains 81 calories, 3.9 g dietary fiber, 129 mg potassium, 18.8 mg vitamin C and 145 IU vitamin A. Selection and Storage: Look for fresh blueberries that are firm, dry and plump, smooth skinned and relatively free from stems and leaves.
sarasota.extension.ufl.edu /FCS/FlaFoodFare/Blueberry.html   (744 words)

 Blueberry Production Factors ||Stone Hill Blueberry Farm
During the blueberry picking season they spend 12 hours a day, 6 days a week at the farm, making sure that the farm is in good shape when the u-pickers come.
Even in the driest years blueberry production has been excellent; the blueberry bushes have proven to be very hardy and have continued to provide an abundance of blueberries.
Another blueberry production factor effecting the blueberry crop, is the decrease in the native population of honey bees who are needed to pollinate the blueberry flowers in the spring.
www.stone-hill-blueberry-farm.com /about.html   (334 words)

 Cooking Light - In Season: Blueberries - Healthy Recipes and Menus
Blueberries are also full of fiber and high in vitamin C. To pick the best of the crop, look for powder-blue berries that are firm and uniform in size.
These antioxidant attributes can be found in both types of blueberries, but the wild blueberry scores higher in antioxidants than its cultivated cousin, according to a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Wild blueberries don't show up in local produce sections outside of New England because the season is so short, and 99 percent of the fruit ends up in other products, such as yogurt and muffins.
www.cookinglight.com /cooking/fd/inseason/package/0,14343,661529,00.html   (765 words)

 Blueberry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In general, rabbiteye blueberries have some degree of self-incompatibility; therefore, a minimum of two varieties is required for cross-pollination to ensure maximum fruit.
Blueberry flowers and fruits sap considerable energy from the plant, and fruit yields in subsequent years can suffer because of poor plant development in the first two years of establishment.
Blueberries may be troubled by fungal leaf spots, fruit rots, root rot and gray mold.
hgic.clemson.edu /factsheets/HGIC1401.htm   (2626 words)

 Blueberry review - movie review of the Jan Kounen film starring Vincent Cassel
Blueberry is the adaptation of a French Western comic by Charlier and Giraud—a.k.a.
As the film opens with some impressive aerial and wide angle shots, it is obvious that director Jan Kounen, the author of the controversial and misunderstood Doberman—another target of the lynch mob mentality of the French press— knew his handicap as a Frenchman taking the reins of a western.
It's like Kounen tries to prove to us that Blueberry is a real and authentic western; the film features all the ingredients of the genre, including the typical one-street town with its saloon and brothel, a couple of gunfights and a chase between cowboys and Indians.
www.plume-noire.com /movies/reviews/blueberry.html   (763 words)

 Blueberry Varieties for Florida
A short-lived commercial blueberry industry was established in Florida over a century ago when wild rabbiteye blueberries were transplanted from the woods to cultivated fields.
During the 1960s and 1970s, rabbiteye blueberries were not planted in Florida for commercial harvest, packing and shipping because they flower late, have long fruit development periods and actually ripen later than highbush blueberries grown in North Carolina.
Southern highbush blueberries grown in peninsular Florida are the earliest blueberries to ripen in North America.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /HS215   (4509 words)

 BLUEBERRY RECIPES   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mix 7 cups blueberries, 1 1/4 c sugar, 1 1/4 c tapioca or cornstarch and a dash of lemon juice.
Crush 1/4-pint blueberries with a fork and mix in batter.
Blueberry Peach Cobbler: Slice 4 peaches (peaches must be juicy and ripe)(2 c) and add 1/4 c sugar in sauce pan with 1 c blueberries (1/2 pint).
www.childsblueberries.com /recipes.htm   (1448 words)

 CD Baby: BLUEBERRY: Twilight - from collectedsounds
Gwen Snyder is a singer/songwriter/pianist who has made a splash in NYC with her band Blueberry and also as the bassist for the critically acclaimed band Johnny Society as well as with Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum.
Floating Blueberry members include Zack Alford (of the B-52s and David Bowie) on drums, Lonny Hillyer (Bernie Worrell) on bass and Adam Widoff (Toshi Reagan and Lenny Kravitz) on guitar as well as Kenny Siegal on bass and Brian Geltner on drums (Johnny Society).
Blueberry's Twilight offers an inventive blend of rock, funk, and blues, delivered with a keen sense of melody and harmony, while fusing the bare bones rock band sound with lush orchestral horns, and rich grand piano and organ.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/blueberry/from/collectedsounds   (277 words)

 TrueBlue Blueberry Juices and Cocktails
TrueBlue™ Blueberry Juice Cocktails are a healthy selection of great tasting blueberry juices.
Unlike many other healthful fruits, such as cranberries, blueberries are naturally sweet and tasty, hence requiring significantly less added sweetener to produce a great tasting juice.
According to a USDA study at Tuft’s University, blueberries are #1 in antioxidant activity – surpassing 40 common fruits and vegetables in their ability to neutralize free radicals in living cells.
www.trueblueberry.com /en/default.asp   (198 words)

 Growing Blueberries In The Home Garden, HYG-1422-98
At present, blueberry plants are not common in home plantings because the plants require highly acidic soil conditions for best results.
Blueberry plants begin to produce fruit in the third season; however, they do not become fully productive for about six years (Figure 1).
Flower buds of blueberry bush are produced on tips and down the second year old shoots (Figure 3.) Blueberry bushes tend to produce smaller berries when they are over loaded with fruits.
ohioline.osu.edu /hyg-fact/1000/1422.html   (1232 words)

 Blueberry - Glossary - Hormel Foods
Versatile in use, Blueberries are often used in making a wide variety of beverages and foods such as wine, liqueurs, jams, jellies, sauces, and salsas.
Recent studies have supported theories that Blueberries, which are low in calories and high in antioxidants and fiber, are a healthy food alternative by offering protection against various types of cancer as well as heart ailments.
When adding Blueberries to recipe that is best if the berries are distributed throughout rather than lumped or grouped together, consider adding flour to the berries before placing them into other ingredients.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=33055&catitemid=   (436 words)

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