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Issue 14, May 2013

Appellation Cornell

News from Cornell's Viticulture and Enology Program 
Issue 14 May 2013


Grape Berry Moth

RESEARCH FOCUS

Focus on Females Provides New Insights for Grape Berry Moth Management
Collaborative work by Penn State, Michigan State, and Cornell entomologists has combined three key grape berry moth life-history traits governing timing into a useful management model for growers.


Kathy Arnink

FACULTY FOCUS

5 Questions for Kathy Arnink
As lecturer in food science, Kathy Arnink has taught many enology classes at Cornell, but she has also been instrumental in developing the viticulture and enology program, advising and mentoring students, and coordinating internships.


Lab

EXTENSION FOCUS

Workshops Spread the Science of Selling Wine
Cornell's enology extension team presented six workshops across the state to share the latest research on tasting rooms and their management to winery owners and tasting room staff.


Student Focus

STUDENT FOCUS

MPS Program Prepares Students for Wine Industry Jobs
The one-year MPS degree program prepares students—from recent grads to career changers—to pursue  careers in enology and viticulture.  Recent grad Zachary Pegram credits the program for his smooth transition into the wine industry.


backhoe

GRAPES 101

Lessons from the Big Dig: Dry Matter, Nitrogen Uptake, and Fertilizer Efficiency
Full-sized Concord vines, dug up at intervals to measure growth, nitrogen, and carbohydrate content of different tissues, shed light on vine nitrogen budgets and fertilizer efficiency.


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