OWRI Grape Day

2014 OWRI Grape Day

Impact on Pest and Disease from Vine to Wine

LaSelles Stewart Center, OSU Campus, Tuesday, April 1 

Join us for our annual research event at Oregon State University! This one-day event features important findings from research conducted by members of the Oregon Wine Research Institute. This year, we are focusing on integrated pest management, and to kick off the event, we have a keynote address from Dr. Tracy Leskey, a well-known entomology researcher.

8:30 - 9:00 AM: Registration* and Refreshments

9:00 - 9:05 AM: Introduction and Welcome 

9:05 - 9:50 AM:  Developing Solutions for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Specialty Crops, Dr. Tracy Leskey, Research Entomologist; USDA-ARS

10:00 - 10:45 AM:  Sensory Impacts of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Dr. Elizabeth Tomasino,  Assistant Professor; OSU Food Sci. & Tech.

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM - Break

11:15 – 12:00 PM:  New Detection Tools for Grapevine Trunk Diseases in the Vineyard and the Nursery, Dr. Kendra Baumgartner, Research Plant Pathologist; USDA-ARS

12:00 - 1:00 PM: Lunch  

1:00 - 1:45 PM:  Brettanomyces Interactions with Wine Lactic Acid Bacteria and Impact on Growth and Volatile Phenol Production, Dr. James Osborne, Associate Professor; Extension Enology Specialist, OSU Food Sci. & Tech.

2:00 - 2:45 PM: Poster Session  

Interactive Poster Session - This session following lunch will provide you the opportunity to interact one-on-one with scientists and students conducting research at the OWRI. These posters will feature research findings that are in-progress for various research projects being conducted across a wide array of topics within viticulture and enology, including physiology, pathology, entomology, education, and more. 

3:00 - 3:45 PM: Drifting in the wind: the linkage between air turbulence and viticulture. Dr. Walt Mahaffee, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS

**Registration must be completed in advance. On-site registration is to obtain your conference proceedings, name tag, and enjoy beverages before the beginning of the event.

For more information, contact Danielle Gabriel at 541-737-3620.  


Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:50pm