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Year 1 Grape & Wine Science Cluster Research Update

Year 1 Grape & Wine Science Cluster Research Update

Posted Mar 13th, 2019 in Research

Learn more about the research being done under the Canadian Agricultural partnership Grape & Wine Science Cluster.

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Alleyway Cover Crops and Charged Biochar Application Alter Irrigated Vineyards Productivity

Alleyway Cover Crops and Charged Biochar Application Alter Irrigated Vineyards Productivity

Posted Jul 15th, 2019 in Research

A study that aims to examine the effect of cover crop and charged biochar on wine grape yield.

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Another Type of Cold Damage

Another Type of Cold Damage

Posted Jun 27th, 2019 in Research

Pat Bowen and Carl Bodganoff of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explore grapevine cold damage occurring at above vine-lethal temperatures.

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Vermicompost and vermicompost tea for soil and plant health management

Vermicompost and vermicompost tea for soil and plant health management

Posted Jun 20th, 2019 in Research

Vermicompost and vermicompost tea for soil and plant health management

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BC Winter Grape Bud Hardiness results for Early April

BC Winter Grape Bud Hardiness results for Early April

Posted Apr 12th, 2019 in Research

Winter Grape Bud Hardiness results for Early April.  The hardiness levels were determined as average lethal temperature exotherms (LTE) measured on buds of several varieties by region collected on April 9th and 10th in the Okanagan Valley.

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Grapevine Leafroll Viruses Project

Grapevine Leafroll Viruses Project

Posted Apr 9th, 2019 in Research

Tom Lowery and Jose Úrbez-Torres of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explore Grapevine Leafroll virus in a multi-year study.

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Grapevine Bud Hardiness Testing

Grapevine Bud Hardiness Testing

Posted Mar 19th, 2019 in Research

Carl Bodganoff of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explores grapevine bud hardiness.

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New GIS Tools to Guide Terroir-Based Precision Management for Vineyards

New GIS Tools to Guide Terroir-Based Precision Management for Vineyards

Posted Mar 18th, 2019 in Research

Pat Bowen of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explore using GIS tools for vineyard management.

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Grapevine Trunk Disease in British Columbia: From Identification to Control

Grapevine Trunk Disease in British Columbia: From Identification to Control

Posted Jan 28th, 2019 in Research

José R. Úrbz-Torres and Daniel T. O'Gorman of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explore grapevine trunk disease in British Columbia.

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Research Focus - Red Blotch Disease Ecology and Management

Research Focus - Red Blotch Disease Ecology and Management

Posted Dec 11th, 2018 in Research

PhD candidate Elizabeth Cieniewicz and plant pathology Professor Marc Fuchs discuss their research looking at the virus associated with Red Blotch Disease, how it spreads among vines, and the implications for management.

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