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Outside Resources - Grapes

CDFA Grapevine Registration and Certification Program
The CDFA Grapevine Registration and Certification Program is a voluntary program that governs the regulations for the testing, inspection, and maintenance of source vines.
Grape Pest Management
Grape Pest Management is a comprehensive reference in which more than 70 research scientists, cooperative extension advisors and specialists, growers, and pest control advisers have consolidated the latest scientific studies and research.
Grapevine Viruses: Molecular Biology, Diagnostics and Management
The book builds upon the last handbook (written over twenty years ago) on the part of diagnostics and extensively expands its scope by inclusion of molecular biology aspects of select viruses that are widespread and economically most important. This includes most current information on the biology, transmission, genome replication, transcription, subcellular localization, as well as virus-host interactions.
International Council for the Study of Viruses and Virus-like Diseases of the Grapevine (ICVG)
ICVG is a non-profit scientific organization that promotes worldwide research collaboration on virus and virus-like diseases of grapevines. Areas of studies by ICVG members include, but are not limited to, disease etiology, diagnostics, therapeutics, effect of graft-transmissible agents on vine health, epidemiology, management, and certification.
National Clean Plant Network - Grapes
The National Clean Plant Network - Grapes is a body of industry members, experts in plant pathology, regulators and clean plant centers that were created to develop and provide healthy grapevine material to the grape industry in the United States.
News and research on the deadly diseases of grapevines, Pierce’s Disease, can be found at
For a catalog of vine varieties and clones grown in France, published in 2007 (IFV publishers), visit the PlantGrape website.
UC Berkeley Regional Oral History Office
Over the past four decades UC Berkeley Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) scholars have interviewed nearly two-hundred winemakers, chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, marketers, shop owners, educators, researchers, industry leaders, organizational officials, and writers that have helped spark the intellectual development of a Bay Area food and wine identity in the latter half of the twentieth century.
UC Davis Viticulture and Enology Library Collection
UC Davis Viticulture and Enology Library Collection holds an extensive collection of materials pertaining to the growth and development of the wine industry with materials focusing on grape growing, wine making, marketing, and distributing wine and other fermented beverages.
UC IPM Grapes
The University of California's Statewide Integrated Pest Management (UC IPM) has detailed guidelines to manage grape pest problems as well as information on establishing a year-round IPM program.
Vitis International Variety Catalogue
VIVC is an encyclopedic database with around 23,000 cultivars, breeding lines and Vitis species, existing in grapevine repositories and/or described in the bibliography. It is an information source for breeders, researchers, curators of germplasm repositories and interested wine enthusiasts.