Category Archives: Students

Replacing missing grapevines

It is important to replace any missing vines in a vineyard so that you maintain maximum productivity. This morning, Ryan Wilson worked with Amanda Gonzales to the Foundation vineyard and note missing and weak grapevines. Ryan and Amanda are students …

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The Great Pumpkin

Logan Duncan, graduate student in Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang’s program, is working on a project cucurbita breeding. He harvested all sizes of pumpkins from his research planting but here we see the biggest one.

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Ningxia scouting party

The instructor and students from the Ningxia University wine program in China scouted the vineyards this morning for pests, diseases and other problems. We found many different things including sour rot with spotted wing drosophila, Grapevine Vein Clearing Virus, phylloxera, …

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Ningxia wine training program begins at Mountain Grove

Dr. Wenping Qiu of the Darr School of Agriculture Center for Grapevine Biotechnology and Mr. Brad Bodenhausen of the International Leadership and Training Center, both at Missouri State, collaborated to present a Missouri Wine Training Program for students from the …

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A conversation on plant breeding and genetics

Logan Duncan, an MSU summer intern who is working on a squash/pumpkin breeding project and Dr. Anson Elliott, Director of the Darr School of Agriculture as well as the State Fruit Experiment Station, talk about plant breeding and genetics out …

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MSU Students and faculty present information at ASEV

Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang and five of his students attended the 65th American Society of Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) National Conference June 25-26 in Austin, Texas. Dr. Hwang was invited to present a talk entitled “Optimization of Vitis aestivalis-derived ‘Norton’ Grape …

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