Learn more about the research being done under the Canadian Agricultural partnership Grape & Wine Science Cluster.
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This comprehensive 114-page guide, available as a free download in English and French, was created in a field-sized format to help growers identify the pests in their vineyards and make informed decisions about how to best protect their grapes. Better understanding the numerous beneficial insects present in the vineyard will enable them to produce grapes sustainably and reduce their reliance on chemical interventions.
Sudarsana Poojari of CCOVI and Jill Page of CGCN presented an update on Grapevine Virus at the 2019 Ontario Craft Wine Conference & Trade Show.
CGCN answers the "Golden Question" of where to buy certified-tested vines for the season. Check out our handy info graphics to help you when calling your nursery.
Pat Bowen of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explore using GIS tools for vineyard management.
José R. Úrbz-Torres and Daniel T. O'Gorman of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada explore grapevine trunk disease in British Columbia.
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.
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of $80 million to replace the Centre for Plant Health in Sidney, B.C.
The main goal of the Terroir Analysis of the Nova Scotia Wine Growing Region 2017 project is to determine which varieties are more suitable for our environmental conditions, specifically for the targeted wine styles.
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) announced $8.4 million in funding for the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network (CGCN) to fund their Agri-Science Program cluster.
Typical symptoms of Leafroll disease in red cultivars include red-purple discoloration, and rolling backwards of the leaves. In white varietals, this is not as prevalent, although can sometimes be seen closer to the end of the growing season.