Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Abstracts from presentations at the ASEV 60th Annual Meeting, 23-26 June 2009, Napa, California.

Abstract

The abstracts (94) of papers presented at the American Society for Enology and Viticulture 60th Annual Meeting are given. Topics covered include the following: fermentation of grape fruits; volatile profiling of grape wine by two-dimensional gas chromatography; aromatic profile of grape fruits and wine; bot canker disease of grape in California; biology and management of Popillia japonica in vineyards; breeding grapes resistant to Erysiphe necator; free radicals in oxidizing wine; effects of cover crops on vine vigour and fruit quality; effects of soil properties and fertilizers on nutrient levels in grape; rootstock performance with Pinot Noir; breeding for salinity tolerance and drought resistance; inhibition of Erysiphe necator by improved vineyard sunlight exposure; phytotoxicity of 2,4-D spray drift to grapevine; effects of aging on the sensory properties of Pinot Noir wines; effects of plant growth regulators on vine vigour, yield components and fruit quality; effects of canopy management, plastic cover and calcium on berry splitting; and inheritance of resistance to Xiphinema index derived from Vitis arizonica.