- Our latest edition of the OWRI Technical Newsletter contains helpful Extension information, updates and research discoveries. Dr. Jay Pscheidt, Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist, OSU, opens the newsletter with an article about the potential eﬀects of climate change on powdery mildew; a timely topic for the 2016 growing season. Dr. Bob Martin, Research Plant Pathologist (Virology), USDA‐ARS provides a research update on grapevine red blotch disease that provides growers with tools on how to identify and test for the disease. Dr. James Osborne, Enology Extension Specialist, OSU, discusses the importance and concentration of nitrogen on wine aroma. Lastly, please read our guest piece from Marie Vicksta, Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District, for an update on the recycling tunnel sprayer program. Make sure to check out the practical guides and resources section. We have some fantastic new resources, most of which are available online.
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- Welcome to the Spring 2016 Newsletter ; Will Climate Change Powdery Mildew? ; Grapevine Red Blotch Disease ; Wine Aroma and the Importance of Nitrogen Concentration and Composition ; Recycling Tunnel Sprayers: Coverage, Drift and Grower Feedback ; Practical Guides & Resources ; Research Publications