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Innovations in vineyard disease management
Coastal Vineyard Care
224 East Highway 246
Buellton, CA 93427
Contact: mcbattany@ucanr.edu
Sponsor: County of San Luis Obispo

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Meeting agenda:

Time: 10:00 – 11:00

Title: An overview of the Swiss wine grape industry and current innovations in plant-protection strategies and fungus-resistant grape varieties

Presenter: Dr. Kathleen Mackie-Haas, Agroscope, Switzerland

Summary: This presentation will address the general growing conditions of wine grapes in Switzerland particularly with respect to disease conditions, and then explain the current strategies of that industry to improve disease management in grapes including the development specific disease models and the breeding of disease-resistant grape varieties.