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Effect of Cover Crops on Vineyard Pest Populations and Vine Performance. (88CC009)
Program UC IPM competitive research grants program
J.A. Wolpert, Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis
C.L. Elmore, Botany, UC Davis
J.H. Foott, Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo/Santa Barbara counties
W.D. Gubler, Plant Pathology, UC Davis
M.V. McKenry, Nematology, UC Riverside/Kearney Agricultural Center
P.A. Phillips, UC IPM, Ventura County
T.P. Salmon, Wildlife Extension, UC Davis
R.A. Van Steenwyk, Entomology Extension, UC Berkeley
Host/habitat Grapes
Pest Unspecified Insects; Unspecified Nematodes; Unspecified Pathogens and Diseases; Unspecified Weeds; Unspecified Vertebrates
Disciplines Multidisciplinary, Plant Sciences, Weed Science
Cultural Controls
Start year (duration)  1988 (Two Years)
Objectives Determine the impact of vineyard cover crops on vine performance and pest populations in the following categories: incidence of mildew and rots, insect populations, nematode populations, vertebrate pest populations, weed populations, vine performance (yield and quality indices).

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