Dr. Hwang brought his wife and two daughters to the experiment station today - not for a visit - but to put them t work! The Hwang family went out into the vineyards to collect grape leaves for DNA extraction to use for marker selection.
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Joe Rasmussen, Vesta practicum student, and I were taking grape phenology in the north vineyard when we saw a family of geese. We looked at the pond and saw two families swimming around. … [Read more...]
GDD base 50 accumulated since April 1 = 539 (+55 departure from normal) at Mountain Grove
Phenology stages according to the Modified E-L system
Observed broken shoots due to wind and storms. Cold, rainy weather prevalent during blossom for … [Read more...]