Award winners at WAWGG Convention
WSU had many students and faculty honored at the annual Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers Meeting, Convention and Trade Show, held Feb. 9-11. WSU students and scientists submitted 40 posters at the convention. Here are the winners from WSU.
1st: Daniel Hottell (WSU VE undergraduate student) – Gambling with Grafting: Do’s and Don’ts During Top-Grafting
2nd: Nathaniel Roberge (WSU VE Undergraduate student) – The Ecology of Red Wine Fermentation
3rd: Corydon Funk (WSU VE Undergraduate student) – Climate and relation to quality
1st: Eric Gale (Hort MS student) – Defining Grapevine Root Cold Hardiness
2nd: Katherine East (Hort MS student)– Root-Know Nematode: Developing Integrated Management Tools for Washington State Grape Growers
3rd: Zachary Cartwright (Food Sci Ph.D. student) – Analysis of Brettanomyces bruxellensis in Different Types of Oak Staves
1st: Michelle Moyer (WSU Faculty, IAREC) – Evaluation of Rootstocks for Nematode Management in Washington Vineyards
2nd: Naidu Rayapati (WSU Faculty, IAREC) – Tackling emerging soil-borne virus diseases in Washington vineyards
3rd: Lynn Mills (WSU Scientific Asst, IAREC) – Pruning approaches to revive cold-injured Merlot grapevines
Recently published WSU research
Title: Development of a grower-conducted inoculum detection assay for management of grape powdery mildew
Authors: Thiessen, L. D.; Keune, J. A.; Neill, T. M.; Turechek, W. W.; Grove, G. G.; Mahaffee, W. F.
Source: PLANT PATHOLOGY, 65 (2):238-249; 10.1111/ppa.12421 FEB 2016
Title: EFFICACY OF DIMETHYL DICARBONATE AGAINST YEASTS ASSOCIATED WITH WASHINGTON STATE GRAPES AND WINES
Authors: Zuehlke, J. M.; Glawe, D. A.; Edwards, C. G.
Source: JOURNAL OF FOOD PROCESSING AND PRESERVATION, 39 (6):1016-1026; 10.1111/jfpp.12315 DEC 2015
Title: Weather During Critical Epidemiological Periods and Subsequent Severity of Powdery Mildew on Grape Berries
Authors: Moyer, Michelle M.; Gadoury, David M.; Wilcox, Wayne F.; Seem, Robert C.
Source: PLANT DISEASE, 100 (1):116-124; 10.1094/PDIS-12-14-1278-RE JAN 2016
Title: Developmental and Metabolic Plasticity of White-Skinned Grape Berries in Response to Botrytis cinerea during Noble Rot
Authors: Blanco-Ulate, Barbara; Amrine, Katherine C. H.; Collins, Thomas S.; Rivero, Rosa M.; Vicente, Ariel R.; Morales-Cruz, Abraham; Doyle, Carolyn L.; Ye, Zirou; Allen, Greg; Heymann, Hildegarde; Ebeler, Susan E.; Cantu, Dario
Source: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 169 (4):2422-2443; 10.1104/pp.15.00852 DEC 2015
Do you know a WSU student, faculty member, alumnus or wine industry member who deserves a cheer? Submit their achievements to Voice of the Vine Editor Scott Weybright!