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UF scientists finding grapes to grow in Florida; upcoming field day to feature research update, wine-making workshop


June 23, 2022

Florida farmers and other businesspeople are bubbling with enthusiasm to make wine. There are about 40 wineries around Florida. Further, as of 2017 (the most recent year for which there’s data), growers in the Sunshine State were producing ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Ali Sarkhosh, Andrew MacIntosh, Diseases, Fermentation, Field Trials, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Grape Field Day, Grapes, Horticultural Sciences, Muscadine Grapes, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Wine

UF/IFAS researcher using “precision breeding” to create disease-resistant grapes


May 20, 2015

Apopka, Fla. --- Powdery mildew and black rot are two scourges of grape growers, but University of Florida researcher Dennis Gray is developing disease-resistant grapes, using what he calls “precision breeding” to create these super varieties. Gray, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Grapes, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida, Wine

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