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19/03/19
Spontaneous fermentation is the most traditional way and a low-intervention method for conducting alcoholic fermentation in wineries, giving rise to the most complex wine profiles. However, inoculation with single culture inocula of Saccharomyces cerevisiae...
10/01/19
Black-foot disease is one of the main soilborne fungal diseases affecting grapevine production worldwide. Two field experiments were established to evaluate the effect of white mustard cover crop residue amendment and chemical fumigation with propamocarb + fosetyl-Al combined...
05/11/18
Hot-water treatment (HWT) is an efficient, environmentally safe and commercially viable method of suppressing a wide range of pests and pathogens in planting material of grapevine and other crops. The ecology of total fungal communities in grapevine is so far largely derived...
05/11/18
Esca and leaf stripe diseases are two of the most destructive grapevine trunk diseases which are caused by a complex of fungal species, being the Ascomycete Phaeomoniella chlamydospora the most frequently isolated species from affected vines. To date, no curative measures are...
19/06/18
Grapevine powdery mildew is a disease caused by the fungus Erysiphe necator that entails such seriousness that if the environmental conditions are favourable and the handling is not adequate, it can cause the total loss of the harvest. In La Rioja AOc this disease is...
04/05/18
The ICVV and the ISVV (Institut des Sciencies de la Vigne et du Vin) of Bordeaux hold a first bilateral meeting in La Grajera. The meeting has the presence of twelve researchers from the French institute and has been organized in two viticulture and oenology sessions, on May...
22/02/18
Species of Diaporthe (former name Phomopsis) are considered important plant pathogens, saprobes, and endophytes on a wide range of plant hosts. Several species are well-known on grapevines, either as agents of pre- or post-harvest infections, including Phomopsis...
07/02/18
The ICVV celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. 60% of the ICVV's scientific staff are women.
12/01/18
Researchers of the ICVV have developed an image analysis tool that allows to evaluate the viability of grape pollen in a fast and simple way. Fresh pollen is stained using a standard stain and RGB images are taken. A macro developed for FIJI (Image J) allows to count the...
12/01/18
Fungal trunk diseases are some of the most destructive diseases of grapevine in all grape growing areas of the world. Management of Grapevine Trunk Diseases (GTDs) has been intensively studied for decades with some great advances made in our understanding of the causal...
15/11/17
Researchers from the ICVV have carried out the first transcriptomic analysis focused on the discovery of the genetic and molecular mechanisms responsible for the differences in cluster compactness. A large part of the genes differentially expressed in flowers at the beginning...
31/10/17
Researchers of the ICVV have reviewed the current knowledge available on bunch compactness, an exclusive grapevine trait of great interest. Compact clusters are more susceptible to various pests and diseases such as grapevine moth and Botrytis, and their berries mature more...
26/10/17
The study aimed to assess comparatively the accuracy and efficiency of three culture media protocols for estimating black-foot disease pathogens populations in soils and to examine how shifts in the abundance and composition of black-foot pathogens correspond to changes in...
27/07/17
El Instituto de Ciencias de la Vid y del Vino (ICVV) organiza para el próximo jueves, 27 de julio, un taller sobre Gestión de Enfermedades de la Madera y Flavescencia Dorada en La Rioja que está dirigido, especialmente, a viticultores y personal técnico de bodegas. El...

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