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CGCN-RCCV has started a four-part webinar series for 2021. If you would like to subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date with webinar dates, visit our Contact page.

2021

Grapevine Red Blotch Virus Webinar

Date: Thursday January 21st, 2021

The first installment of this four part webinar series, we welcomed Sudarsana Poojari of Brock University's Cool Climate Oeology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), Patricia Bowen of the British Columbia Summerland Research and Development Centre, and Marc Fuchs of Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. These three individuals presented on the Grapevine Red Blotch Virus (GRBV) in Canada and internationally - its effects on vine and wine, testing methods, management, and eradication strategies.

If you have questions in regards to research and results obtained in studies of Red Blotch, please contact spoojari@brocku.ca or mf13@cornell.edu. If you would like to request a copy of the study/publication presented by Patricia Bowen, please contact joseramon.urbeztorres@canada.ca

Grapevine Leafroll Virus Webinar

Date: Thursday March 25th, 2021

For the second installment of this four part webinar series, we welcomed Dr. José Úrbez-Torres and Dr. Tom Lowery of the British Columbia Summerland Research and Development Centre, and Dr. Vaughn Bell of The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited. These individuals presented on the Grapevine Leafroll Virus (GLRV) in Canada and New Zealand - its effects on vine and wine, vectors and vector management, testing methods, plant material standards, and eradication strategies.

If you have any questions in regards to research and results obtained in studies of Leafroll, please contact joseramon.urbeztorres@canada.ca. If you have questions in regards to New Zealand's mitigation strategies, please contact Vaughn.Bell@plantandfood.co.nz.

From Our Team

  • The CGCN is trying to mitigate the virus issue at an early stage through a national organization. Our goal is healthy vineyards, and a competitive wine industry in Canada.
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