Viticulture – Ripening Session
Research Reports

Location: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel


Michelle Moyer, Washington State University, Prosser


8:00 am – 8:15 am Decrease in Fruit Firmness Can Be Used to Predict Veraison Date in Grapevine
Simone Diego Castellarin, University of British Columbia, Canada
8:15 am – 8:30 am Timing of Ripening Initiation in Grape Berries and Its Relationship to Seed Content and Pericarp Auxin Levels
Satyanarayana Gouthu, Oregon State University, Corvallis
8:30 am – 8:45 am Predicting the Fruit Quality of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes in the Outer Coastal Plain AVA from Climate Data
Daniel Ward, Rutgers University, New Jersey
8:45 am – 9:00 am Can Accumulated Growing Degree Days Be Used to Predict Harvest Timing for Hybrid Grape Cultivars in the Midwest?
Paul Read, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
9:00 am – 9:15 am Apical Shoot Tips Mediate Reduced Root-to-Shoot Translocation of Chloride in Grapevine
Kevin Fort, University of California, Davis