The Jagodina Public Library and the Agricultural Cooperative Prima-borovnica from Belanovica organized an on-site lecture Blueberry spring pruning on Friday, 26 February at the blueberry plantation in the village of Vranovac, owned by Gvozden Dželatović.
Vukašin Zečar, plant protection engineer, from Gornji Milanovac, with many years in plant protection and pruning. Mr. Zečar showed how to make a balance between the growth and the yield of the plant, and what to do to foster the growth of blueberries. In addition, he showed how to remove dry branches damaged by parasites, cold or mechanical treatment.
Ivan Đuknić, the owner of the first blueberry plantation in Serbia shared his experiences related to pruning and protection.
Present agricultural were very satisfied with this opportunity to resolve any concerns regarding blueberry pruning and protection, and to see damaged branches, and how to treat them.
Blueberry is relatively new variety, but it deserves more attention due to its medicinal properties and great profit.