Grapes

New York state is ranked fourth in the nation for grape production and Cornell AgriTech has an important connection to the success of this industry. We cover the spectrum of grower needs in the areas of grape breeding, best horticultural practices and disease and pest management. In the past 100 years, Cornell AgriTech has released 59 juice, table and wine grape varieties adapted to cool climates. Our experts are at the forefront of evolving disease and pest conditions in New York state and perform innovative research to help growers overcome challenges in order to produce the healthiest grapes possible.

 

Man walking in vineyard.

Our grape experts

Timothy Martinson
Timothy Martinson

Senior Extension Associate

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Timothy Martinson
Viticulture Extension
Katie Gold
Katie Gold

Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Cornell AgriTech

Katie Gold
GrapeSPEC – Sensing, Pathology, and Extension at Cornell AgriTech
A mans smiles in front of a brick wall
Lance Cadle-Davidson

Courtesy Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Cornell AgriTech

Lance Cadle-Davidson
Sustainable management of grapevine fungal and oomycete diseases
Host-pathogen co-evolution and disease resistance
Enhanced breeding using genomic tools
Bruce Reisch
Bruce Reisch

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Cornell AgriTech

Bruce Reisch
Grape breeding and genomics
Molecular genetic mapping
Marker-assisted selection
Man in field smiles.
Gregory Loeb

Professor

Entomology

Cornell AgriTech

Gregory Loeb
A man in the greenhouse examines grape plants
Marc Fuchs

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Cornell AgriTech

Marc Fuchs
Virus diseases of fruit and vegetable crops
Grape viruses
Plant virus-insect vector interactions
Justine Vanden Heuvel
Justine Vanden Heuvel

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Justine Vanden Heuvel
Sustainable viticulture production
Ecophysiological factors and wine flavors quality
Computational tools for vineyard management
Anna Katharine Mansfield

Associate Professor

Food Science

Anna Katharine Mansfield
jason londo
Jason Londo

Adjunct associate professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Jason Londo
Grape stress physiology, genetics and genomics