Damaged blueberries

The Reka variety of blueberries on the Norris Blueberry Farms in the Umpqua, Ore., area suffered sunburn and drying during the recent period of 100-degree heat. A couple blueberry varieties on the farm suffered from the heat, but several others endured the hot weather.

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Some blueberry and cherry varieties grown in central Douglas County did not like the recent heat wave.

Three days of 100-degree-plus temperatures, including a record high for the area of 113 on June 27, resulted in fruit being sunburned, softened and shriveled.

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