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OWRI Picture Newsletter 2016

A compilation of research and outreach for the Oregon Wine Research Institute.

From  Danielle Gabriel 100 plays

20160708 Berry Sensory Assessment: A Valuable Tool in Grape and Wine Production

Berry sensory assessment (BSA) is a tool that can be used to assist in the evaluation of grape quality, however little published information exists on BSA characteristics of established grape…

From  Denise Dewey 112 plays

20160308 Powdery Mildew: Biology and Management

Powdery mildew remains a concern for grape growers and can be difficult to manage. Populations of Erysiphe necator cleistothecia can burst open and release ascospores over an extended period of time…

From  Denise Dewey 290 plays

20160202 Fungal Sex Could Resist Your Advances

Fungicide resistance became a priority this past summer with several documented powdery mildew management failures in vineyards. Several new fungicides have been registered for grapes and some of…

From  Denise Dewey 131 plays

20151211 Statewide Crop Load Project: Impacts of Pinot Noir Yield Management on Vine Productivity and Fruit Composition at Harvest

The Statewide Crop Load Project was established in 2012 as a large grower-collaborative study to determine the long-term impacts of yield management on fruit composition, wine quality, and vine…

From  Denise Dewey 137 plays

20150529 From Nursery to the Vineyard: Study of Trunk Diseases in British Columbia

Grapevines are the second largest fruit crop in British Columbia with a cultivated area of over 10,000 acres and a farm gate value of over $35 million CAD. Future economic sustainability depends on…

From  Denise Dewey 173 plays

20150521 Chiral Monoterpenes in Pinot gris Wines

Dr. Tomasino discussed her research in discovering the importance of chiral monoterpenes in Pinot gris and Riesling. These compounds contribute to floral, citrus, and fruity aromas in aromatic white…

From  Denise Dewey 103 plays

20150424 Finding the Sweet Spot for Nutrient Status of Pinot noir

Dr. Schreiner summarized his findings from research trials designed to better define nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium requirements for Pinot noir, and how varying these nutrients alters vine…

From  Denise Dewey 258 plays

20150318 What Malolactic Fermentation Can Do for You: Beyond De-acidification

Malolactic fermentation is primarily used during winemaking to de-acidify wines; however this process can alter wine quality in a number of other ways. In this seminar, Dr. James Osborne discussed…

From  Denise Dewey 198 plays

2014 OWRI Year in Pictures

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From  Denise Dewey 239 plays

20141208 Yield Management: A story from the vine's perspective

The yield-quality relationship is of paramount importance to achieve quality fruit consistently in Oregon's Pinot noir producing regions, or so we think. Each year, growers and winemakers toil…

From  Denise Dewey 175 plays

20140827 Rust Mite Monitoring in Vineyards - Washing Technique

Presenter: Dr. Patricia Skinkis

From  Denise Dewey 28 plays