Research Results

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Breeding Rootstocks Resistant to Aggressive Root-Knot Nematodes

The USDA Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) grape rootstock…

Evaluation of New Winegrape Varieties for the San Joaquin Valley

Fifty six different red and white wine grape selections are being…

Grapevine Rootstock Selections

A team of academic, government, and industry partners developed…

Assessments of Difficult to Ferment Juices

The major goal of this project is to uncover the causes of chronically…

Deep Sequencing for Trunk Disease Diagnostics

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

Evaluation of Grapevine Rootstock Selections

A team of academic, government, and industry partners developed…

Biology and Spread of Grapevine Red Blotch-Associated Virus

Grapevine red blotch-associated virus (GRBaV) was isolated from…

Tannin Structure-Activity Relation to Red Wine Astringency

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

Red Wine Tannin Interaction with Polysaccharides

The objectives of this proposal are to do the following: I.…

Development of Next Generation Rootstocks for California Vineyards

2015 Screening of crosses for salt resistance – chloride exclusion…

Improvement of Wine Quality: Tannin and Polymeric Pigment Chemistry

Seven vintages of UC Davis Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon spanning…

Managing Protection of Varietal Aromas From Wine Oxidation

In order to investigate the reactions of quinones with unknown…

Assessments of Difficult to Ferment Juices

The goal of this project is to uncover the causes of chronically…

Targeted Genome Editing for Trait Improvement in Vitis vinifera

Targeted genome editing to modify gene expression has rapidly…

Evaluation of New Winegrape Varieties for the San Joaquin Valley

Fifty six different red and white wine grape selections originating…

Evaluation of Grapevine Rootstock Selections

A team of academic, government, and industry partners developed…

Biology and Spread of Grapevine Red Blotch-Associated Virus

Grapevine red blotch-associated virus (GRBaV) is the causal agent…

Tannin Structure-Activity Relation to Red Wine Astringency

Optimizing wine quality with regard to mouth feel is a quest…