Update from the 10th International Grape Breeding and Genetics Conference: Future Vines Without Powdery and Downy Mildew?

on 31/08/10 at 5:29 pm


By Tim Martinson
Senior Extension Associate, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University

I had the opportunity to sit in on a session of the 10th International Conference on Grapevine Breeding and Genetics, held August 1-5 right here in Geneva, New York. This meeting attracted grapevine geneticists and breeders from all over the world—notably Australia, Europe, Asia, South America, and, of course, North America. They came together, as they do every four years, to discuss advances and research results from their respective programs.

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