Research Results

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Persistence of Fungicide Resistance in Grape Powdery Mildew

The fitness of Erysiphe necator resistant to QoI/FRAC 11 fungicides…

Evaluation of Grapevine Rootstock Selections

The purpose of this project is to identify selections from a…

Controlling Grapevine Trunk Diseases in California

A total of 20 vineyards belonging to 10 counties in California…

Deep Sequencing for Trunk Disease Diagnostics

The aim of this multi-year project was to develop rapid and cost-effective…

Improvement of Wine Quality: Tannin and Polymeric Pigment Chemistry

SummaryAs we were breaking new ground from several perspectives,…

Oxidation of Wine: Central Role of Iron for Polyphenol Oxidation

We were able to find a quick and simple method to discriminate…

Rapid Analysis of Wine Phenolics by Laser-induced Fluorescence

Under the current grant, we conducted an initial evaluation of…

Breeding, Genetics, and Germplasm Evaluation

The overall objective of this research project is to develop…

Anthocyanin-Cell Wall Interactions Effect on Tannin Extraction

The objectives of this proposal have been to do the following:1)…

Investigating Fruitiness Perception in Red and White Wines

This report details activities that occurred from February 2018…