California Wine Grape Growers' Use of Powdery Mildew Forecasts

Lybbert, Travis J. and W. Douglas Gubler.

from ARE Update Vol. 11, No. 4, March/April, 2008

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Abstract

Powdery mildew poses a major disease threat to grape growers. While disease forecasts can be a valuable tool, many growers do not use them. We explore forecast adoption and use patterns among California wine grape growers.

Keywords

California grapes, powdery mildew, disease forecast models

Citation

Lybbert, Travis J. and W. Douglas Gubler. "California Wine Grape Growers' Use of Powdery Mildew Forecasts." ARE Update 11(4)(2008):11-14. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2008/11/4/california-wine-grape-gro/