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21/02/24
Fungal systematics is a dynamic and challenging field, where knowledge is constantly evolving, presenting new challenges for mycologists. In a scenario where precise classification and nomenclature of fungi are crucial, a debate arises regarding the proliferation of new...
20/02/24
Botryosphaeria dieback (BD), caused by species of the Botryosphaeriaceae family, poses a significant threat to vineyards worldwide. These fungi, well adapted to various temperatures, are becoming increasingly problematic in the face of climate change, affecting vineyards and...
19/12/23
The Institute of Grapevine and Wine Sciences (ICVV) organizes the Open International Conference on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology (Open GPB2024), to be celebrated in Logroño (La Rioja, Spain) from the 7th to the 11th of July, 2024. The meeting aims to be a place of...
18/12/23
Next April, the centenary of the first description of an entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema kraussei, by Gotthold Steiner in 1923, will be celebrated in Logroño. The event will take place in the capital of La Rioja from April 10th to 12th of the following year, 2024. Just...
13/12/23
The IOBC/WPRS Integrated Protection in Viticulture working group held an international meeting in Logroño from October 3 to 5, 2023, organized by the Institute of Vine and Wine Sciences (ICVV) in collaboration with the University of La Rioja and the Government of La Rioja....
29/11/23
Fungicides are one of the most commonly used phytosanitary products to combat diseases threatening vineyards, such as mildew or cluster rot. In the search for sustainability in viticulture, it is necessary to implement environmentally friendly management tools, reducing total...
19/10/23
The ICVV participates in the Eco2Wine project, a European Doctoral Network (HE/MSCA scheme) in which 10 three-year contracts are offered to carry out doctoral theses in various disciplines related to oenology and viticulture. It is a great opportunity to achieve doctoral...
10/10/23
The fungus Botrytis cinerea is a significant pathogen that affects a wide variety of crops, as well as a large number of fruits and vegetables after harvest. This fungus causes the well-known gray rot in vineyards and is also responsible for the rot in table grapes and many...
09/10/23
Trichoderma species exert biocontrol against fungal phytopathogens using several mechanisms. Trichoderma’s most salient characteristic is their ability to parasitize other fungi, which is ensured by a broad range of molecules, especially cell wall degrading enzymes. xylanases...
02/10/23
The European Green Deal has set out to halve the use of synthetic chemical pesticides by 2030. In this context, the SOIL-PRO-VINE project emerges as an initiative to address this challenge. The goal is to find ways to manage pests and diseases in vineyards in a more natural...
27/09/23
Spain, with nearly one million hectares of vines, is one of the wine-producing countries most affected by climate change (high temperatures, droughts, etc.). This phenomenon causes physiological disorders in the vine that result in a reduction in grape quality (imbalances...
27/09/23
Fermented foods are a fundamental part of the human diet in all cultures, and their popularity is growing as new data on their positive impact on our health becomes available. Even when starter cultures are used, many of these foods are not produced by the action of a single...
27/09/23
Researchers from the group Structural Bioinformatics, Modeling and Biological Mechanisms (Model3DBio) at ICVV are leading the project BIOMODELPROT, funded by Spanish National Research Agency under the framework of the 2022 Call "Proyectos de Generación de Conocimiento" of the...
27/09/23
The effect of Climate Change (CC) on grapevine physiology and wine quality is already evident and is expected to worsen in the coming decades. This poses a significant challenge for the wine industry. To adapt to these changing conditions, various strategies are being...

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