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NCPN Webinar Series: Clean Plants for the Future

Clean Plants for the Future
How the National Clean Plant Network, new testing protocols, and a revitalized New York certification program will reduce the risk of nursery-transmitted viral pathogens.

See below for links to the slides and recordings of the webinars. 


Since 2008, National Clean Plant Network Centers have joined together to efficiently produce, maintain, and distribute healthy grapevine budwood to the industry.  These materials are starting to make their way to nurseries, and ultimately, to end-users.  This four-part webinar series will cover the process of producing and distributing virus-tested plant material, graft-transmissible diseases and their impact, New York State’s new testing and certification program, and New York nurseries’ investment in new motherblocks and propagation procedures.

Webinars
1. The Pipeline:  From tissue culture to your vineyard.
March 10, 2016  

Joshua Puckett, Foundation Plant Services, UC Davis
Tim Martinson, Cornell University

The Pipeline: Tissue Culture to your vineyardYou can download a PDF of the slides presented during the webinar, watch a recording of Tim's presentation, and watch a recording of Josh's presentation.


2. Viral diseases transmitted through nursery stock in the East: Grapevine leafroll disease, tomato ringspot, and grapevine red blotch
March 22

Marc Fuchs, Cornell University
Annemiek Schilder, Michigan State University
Mizuho Nita, Virginia Tech

Viral diseases transmitted through nursery stockYou can download a PDF of the slides presented during the webinar, and watch a recording of the webinar


3: Crown gall biology and management; Value of virus-tested plant material
March 24

Tom Burr, Cornell University
Shadi Atallah, University of New Hampshire

Crown gall management and Economic impactYou can download a PDF of the slides presented during the webinar, and watch a recording of the webinar.


4: New York’s revitalized grapevine certification program, and New York nurseries’ plans for the future
March 31, 2016

Marc Fuchs, Cornell University
Margaret Kelly, NYS Dept of Agriculture and Markets
Dennis Rak, Double A Vineyards
Eric Amberg, Grafted Grape Nursery
Fred Merwerth, Hermann Wiemer Nursery

NY revitalized nursery certification and NY Industry ResponseYou can download a PDF of the slides presented during the webinar, and watch a recording of the webinar.