Tag: "grapevines" at biology news
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...ey, have discovered that while Pierce's disease of grapevines
(PD) and almond leaf scorch (ALS) are caused by th... tested to see if almond strains could cause PD in grapevines
and vice versa. The researchers determined that the organisms are not biologically interchangeable....
Milk the right stuff for vines
... success of milk as a control of powdery mildew on grapevines
supports earlier research on zucchini in Brazil. "Making sure that the quality is not diminished is very important for the commercial wineries - obviously they don't want to put anything on their grapes which will reduce the quality of their wines, a...
Technology patented to create Pierces disease-resistant grapevines
...issued a patent for the use of a group of genes in grapevines
expected to make the plants resistant to Pierces d...s of a variety of plants. The strain that lives in grapevines
clogs the vessels, causing the plant to dry up and die. First detected in Southern California in ...
Turning salt and water into wine
...oveys of CSIRO Plant Industry. If part of the grapevines
root system is slowly dried, but the remaining roots kept well watered, the vine is fooled in thinking that most of its roots are drying out. It produces chemical signals that close the stomates and cause reduced shoot growth and leaf area, thus cons...