Fee:  $225.00

To register:  http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=18930

Questions?  Contact Kay Bogart at klbogart@ucdavis.edu or 530-754-9876

AGENDA:

8:30-9:00am    Coffee and Registration

Session 1:        Linda Bisson – Moderator, Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:00-9:05         Welcome and Introductions – Anita Oberholster, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:05-9:15         Department Update – David Block, Department Chair and Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:15-9:40         Progress in the UCD Grape Breeding Program - Andy Walker, Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

9:40-10:05       Responses of berry growth and ripening to deficit irrigation in the San Joaquin Valley: Comparisons of 17 red wine grape cultivars - Alexander Levin, Assistant Professor, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University

 

10:05-10:30     The MOX tipping point may not be what you think - Andy Waterhouse,                                      Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

 

10:30-10:45     BREAK

 

Session 2:        Anita OberholsterModerator

 

10:45-10:55     Introduction - Ben Montpetit, Assistant Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

10:55-11:20     Winery wastewater reuse in wine grape production  - Kerri Steenwerth, USDA,                          Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

11:20-11:45     Why are some yeast more efficient at using nutrients during fermentation? - David Block, Department Chair and Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

 

11:45-12:15     Poster Highlights – Individual Researcher Flash Talks

 

12:15–1:15      CATERED LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION

Session 3:        Karen Block – Moderator, Director of Industry Relations, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

1:15-1:40         Assessing variability in the vineyard through a spatially explicit selective-harvest approach:  A case study in Sonoma - Luca Brillante – post-doctoral fellow, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

1:40-2:05         Impact of Red Blotch Disease on Grape and Wine Composition - Anita Oberholster, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

2:05-2:30         Vineyard Soils: Practical Impacts on Vine Root Proliferation and Water Uptake - Dave Smart, Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

2:30-2:55         Dominance versus coexistence in wine fermentations: the key role of the [GAR+] prionsLinda Bisson, Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis

2:55-3:00         ClosingAnita Oberholster