The Value of Powdery Mildew Resistance in Grapes: Evidence from California

Kate B. Fuller, Julian M. Alston, and Olena S. Sambucci

from ARE Update Vol. 17, No. 5, May/June, 2014

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Abstract

Powdery mildew-resistant grape varieties currently being developed could yield large benefits to California table, raisin, and wine grape growers—potentially allowing cost savings as high as $48 million per year.

Keywords

pest management, grape diseases, transgenic grapes, sulfur fungicide

Citation

Kate B. Fuller, Julian M. Alston, and Olena S. Sambucci. "The Value of Powdery Mildew Resistance in Grapes: Evidence from California." ARE Update 17(5)(2014):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2014/17/5/the-value-of-powdery-mild/