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Congratulations to our grads

Congratulations to our successful Master Degree students! Hui Ge presented his defense of “Genomics analysis of WRKY transcription factors and exploration of their role in grapevine defense systems”, his major professor is Dr. Wenping Qiu. Surya Sapkota presented his defense …

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Blackberry harvest

Our crew was picking blackberries yesterday  from the cultivar/selection trial directed by Dr. Martin Kaps. The majority of the different types (both thorny and thornless) were bearing fruit. The cultivars include Apache, Arapaho, Chester, Chickasaw, Kiowa, Natchez, Navaho, Ouachita, Prime-Jim, …

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Site visit to Meyer Farm Vineyard

Raul and Chen, the two undergraduate student interns who are working at the Mountain Grove Experiment Station this summer, went with me to visit Mr. Ken Meyer’s vineyard in Mount Vernon today. We all benefited from Raul’s experience in vineyard …

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Wine appreciation food and wine pairing

The last Wine Appreciation for Consumers class for the semester was held last evening in Karls Hall in Sprinfield. In the first flight we  investigated particular taste pairs and in the second flight we explored three wine and food pairing approaches. …

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