Why are my Grape Vines Stunted? OSU Smartphone App has the Answers

With grape growing season approaching, Oregon State University (OSU) has developed a new, free smart phone app to help grape growers have a successful yield. One of the best aspects of the app? You don’t need to be a professional grape grower to take advantage of this new technology. Its uses are beneficial to winemakers and home growers.

The app’s purpose is to manage and identify issues with vines. It provides pictures and in-depth information to help growers identify vine issues. Once the issue is identified, it also gives resources to manage the problem and maximize yields. Among the issues this diagnostic tool helps identify include early frost, herbicide drift, water stress, nutrient deficiency, and disease.

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