Location: Crops Pathology and Genetics Research
Project Number: 5306-21220-005-06
Start Date: Sep 01, 2010
End Date: Aug 31, 2015
Assessment of the effect of recommended water and salinity management strategies on quality, sensory, and yield parameters for table, raisin, juice and wine grapes and their commercial products. Development and expansion of commercially available grapevine rootstocks that better resist drought and tolerate salinity. Quantification of the economic sustainability of implementing the strategies in viticulture. Outreach, extension and educational training to disseminate recommendations to grower and academic audiences via presentations, publications, Web-based learning and tailgate outreach. Documents Reimbursable with NIFA.