Current Issues in Vineyard Health

Guest instructors, chosen for their involvement in developing solutions to the problems associated with grape pests and diseases, provide the latest management information on current topics, including:

  • Breeding grapevines for Pierce's Disease resistance
  • Controlling grape fungal disease such as powdery mildew and Botrytis bunch rot diseases
  • The grape grower's role in managing exotic pests and diseases
  • Mealybugs and grapevine leafroll viruses

Lectures are provided by a talented group of speakers comprised of UC faculty, departmental experts and UC farm advisers who cover: 

  • The biology and control of mealybugs in California
  • The dangers of spreading mealybugs in pomace and prevention of the disease
  • Damage reduction in the vineyards
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UC Davis Conference Center

550 Alumni Lane, Davis, CA, 95616

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PCA credits applied for and pending.

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins. Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.