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The CGCN-RCCV’s new Certification Program addresses the immediate need for Certified virus-free vines

The CGCN-RCCV’s new Certification Program addresses the immediate need for Certified virus-free vines

Posted Mar 11th, 2021 in CGCN Press Release, News Articles

On March 8th, 2021 the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN-RCCV) released amendments to their Certification Standards. These amendments include the development of an entirely new set of standards called “Certification Program, Option 2 Protocols,” and minor changes to their original Certification program that has now been renamed “Certification Program, Option 1 Protocols.” Both of these protocols are available on CGCN-RCCV’s website in English and French.

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$6.2-million in funding announced to support CGCN-RCCV’s clean plant program

$6.2-million in funding announced to support CGCN-RCCV’s clean plant program

Posted Oct 29th, 2020 in CGCN Press Release

On October 27th, Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) announced a $6.2- million funding commitment through Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) to support the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN-RCCV) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in supplying the industry with certified virus-free grapevine planting material.

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Scientific Publication: Grapevine Shoot Tip Cryopreservation and Cryotherapy

Posted Oct 22nd, 2021 in News Articles, Resources

An international team of researchers published a scientific study on cryotherapy and cryopreservation with grapevines.

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BC Growing Degrees Days Update - September 2021

Posted Oct 4th, 2021 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Summerland RDC - BC Growing Degrees Days update September 2021

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Tips for Managing Sour Rot in the Winery

Tips for Managing Sour Rot in the Winery

Posted Sep 23rd, 2021 in Canadian Wine Quality, Resources

Tips for winemakers on how to manage sour rot in the winery.

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BC Growing Degrees Days Update - August 2021

Posted Sep 15th, 2021 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Summerland RDC - BC Growing Degrees Days update August 2021

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Texas A&M AgriLife Research Develops Bacteriophage Treatment for Pierce's Disease

Texas A&M AgriLife Research Develops Bacteriophage Treatment for Pierce's Disease

Posted Sep 10th, 2021 in News Articles, Resources

World's first organic treatment for Pierce's disease in grapevines

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BC Growing Degrees Days Update - July 2021

Posted Aug 3rd, 2021 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Summerland RDC - BC Growing Degrees Days update July 2021

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BC Growing Degrees Days Update - June 2021

Posted Jul 5th, 2021 in Cold Hardiness and Climate Change

Summerland RDC - BC Growing Degrees Days update June 2021

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Identification Guide to the Major Diseases of Grapes

Posted Jun 11th, 2021 in News Articles, Virus

The purpose of this guide is to help growers and advisers properly recognize diseases of grapes in Eastern Canada.

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  • CGCN certification will make a long-term contribution to the continuous pursuit of excellence of the Canadian wine sector by ensuring that the best quality, disease free propagating material is available to the grape industry.
    Hans Buchler, Chair of CGCN
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