Farmers harvest cranberries born from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's breeding program. The program has created a couple commercial varieties since it's inception. Jeff Miller/University of Wisconsin-Madison hide caption

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Albion strawberries, a variety created at UC Davis, grow on the Chino family farm in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., on March 7, 2013. Mike Blake/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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The saskatoon looks like a blueberry. But the shrub is more closely related to an apple tree. Kate Ware/Flickr hide caption

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Saskawhat? A Novel Berry Takes Root On Michigan Farms

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