Grape Red Blotch Disease Diagnosis and Insect Vectors Webinar

Nov 24, 2020 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST


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Denise Dewey

Join us for a live webinar series focusing on Grape Red Blotch Disease. This seminar series focuses on research findings from Oregon-based studies conducted by researchers at Oregon State University’s Oregon Wine Research Institute and partners at the USDA-ARS. Seminars will cover virus epidemiology, vector identification and biology, grapevine performance, wine production, fruit and wine composition, and wine sensory results. Each seminar will allow a live question/answer session. Registration is required in advance. A zoom link is provided to the webinar once registration is complete.

Featured topics and speakers:

12:00 - 1:00 PM:

More into the details of Grape Red Blotch Disease diagnosis: When, where, how, and why?

Dr. Achala KC, assistant professor of plant pathology, Oregon State University


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM:

Testing insects from vineyards with high incidence of Grape Red Blotch Virus for the ability to transmit the virus

Dr. Jana Lee, Research Entomologist and Dr. Robert Martin, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS


This session qualifies for 2 ODA pesticide recertification credits (1 core credit, 1 other credit).

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