UC Davis Studies the Effects of a Grapevine’s Environment

Dr. Dario Cantu joins the Viticulture and Enology Department at UC Davis in order to study how the environment is causing diseases on grapevines.
The Cantu Lab has discovered how these diseases lead to noble rot, eventually impacting grape metabolism and disrupting the flavor development in winemaking. Dr. Cantu hopes to detect these diseases faster, develop immunization procedures to protect the vines, and control our fruit ripening.
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