International Workshops Are a Win-Win Approach to Trunk Diseases
A worldwide shift toward an interest in vine health is taking place as those interested in grapevine plant material assemble their research.
by Lucie Morton
Oct 2005 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Beyond a few pro-forma appearances as a bibliographic reference, Lionello Petri's work on grapevine trunk decline lay in obscurity from 1912 to 1998 when Dr. Laura Mugnai retrieved it from an Italian archive and Dr. Luigi Chiarappa translated a summary in English for a small international workshop in California. After 86 years of obscurity, it took only six years and four more workshops for Petri to become a familiar name, albeit of a disease, in the grape industry. The International Council ...
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