Issue 5, February 2011

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News from Cornell's Viticulture and Enology Program 
Issue 5 February 2011


Sprayer

RESEARCH FOCUS

Improving Spray Deposition through Engineering Innovation (pdf)
Matching airflow and liquid flow to canopy characteristics is the key to improving spray deposition and reducing off-target drift.


Andrew Landers

FACULTY FOCUS

5 Questions for Andrew Landers
Landers brings his expertise in engineering to bear upon the challenge of safe and effective pesticide applications in vineyards.


Bingming Thum

STUDENT FOCUS

From Biomedical Studies to Winemaking
Singapore native Bingming Thum found his passion for winemaking through the Viticulture and Enology program.


IPM Logo

COMMENTARY

New York State IPM Program to Close in March
The 30-year old New York State IPM program is slated to end in March. What will remain of their programs and services?


Grape Bud

GRAPES 101

How Grapevine Buds Gain and Lose Cold-hardiness
Each year buds transition from a cold-tender to cold-hardy state through a gradual process that starts around veraison and continues through the winter.


IN THE NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Four Winter Conferences for Grape Growers and Winemakers
    Four winter conferences, hosted by regional extension programs and the Cornell enology extension program, are slated for February through April at locations around New York.

BRIEFS


RESEARCH IN PLAIN ENGLISH