The Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension is a substation of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) of Rutgers University located in Chatsworth, NJ (Burlington County).
The center's goals are to:
- Ensure the continued production and availability of high-quality blueberries and cranberries through basic and applied research;
- Minimize the use of pesticides in the culture of these two crops;
- Maintain research programs to study the health benefits of phytochemicals in cranberries and blueberries;
- Investigate causes and controls of diseases that affect blueberries and cranberries.