82% think of a blackberry as a mobile than a fruit

Blackberry - fruit or phone? Credit: Clara Molden/PA Wire

Eight out of ten young people think of a blackberry as a mobile phone rather than a fruit, according to a poll.

82 per cent of 16 to 24-year-olds said they thought instantly of a smartphone, a survey by the Department for the Environment claims.

Farming Minister David Heath said the statistics represented a “huge level of disengagement from the countryside".

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