Current Funded Projects

Funding Summary for the American Vineyard Foundation Fiscal Year 2017-18

Project #Project TitleAuthorInstitutionAmount Funded
443Rootstock BreedingM. Andrew WalkerUC Davis$100,000
1657Genetic Resistance to Powdery MildewDario CantuUC Davis$68,000
1668Grapevine Rootstock SelectionsMatthew FidelibusUC Davis$22,300
1675Impact of GRBaV on Grapevines & WineAnita OberholsterUC Davis$100,000
1685UC Davis Viticulture & Enology “On the Road”Karen BlockUC Davis$35,100
1798Next Generation Trunk Disease DiagnosticsDario CantuUC Davis$46,600
1825Simulating Pathogen & Pest SpreadWalter MahafeeOSU$81,500
1968Evaluation of Nematode Resistant RootstocksLindsay JordanUCCE$14,100
1969San Joaquin Valley VarietiesLindsay JordanUCCE$14,200
1977Fruitiness in WineElizabeth TomasinoOSU$61,400
1990Technology to Optimize IrrigationAndrew McElroneUSDA-ARS$40,300
2006Innovative, Variable Rate Spray TechnologyMonica CooperUCCE$50,300
2008Data Sharing for Regional Grower GroupsMonica CooperUCCE$32,200
2018Pinot Gris Clone EvaluationGeorge ZhuangUC Davis$6,600
2042Stem Water Potential SensorKen ShackelUC Davis$70,000
2050Rootstock BiologyKaan KurturalUC Davis$91,250
2066Assessing GPM Fungicide ResistanceWalter MahafeeOSU$92,500
2074Characterization of Wine ProanthocyanidinsSusan EbelerUC Davis$72,600
2075Fast SO2 AnalysisAndrew WaterhouseUC Davis$30,500
2076Oak Tannin OxidationAndrew WaterhouseUC Davis$39,450
2078Tribology and MouthfeelAndrew WaterhouseUC Davis$80,500
2081Bud Fruitfulness ProjectPatricia SkinkisOSU$36,500
2086Analysis of Wine Phenolics by FluorescenceLaura MarcuUC Davis$30,500
2097Red Blotch Disease & Deficit IrrigationAchala KCOSU$71,300
2123Winery Cleaning & SanitationAnita OberholsterUC Davis$27,600
2125Mealybug Biocontrol Focus GroupStephanie BoltonLodi-Woodbridge Winegrape Commission$8,600
Total:$1,323,900