Research in Plain English

“Research in Plain English” articles provide brief, non-technical summaries of journal articles relating to VitisGen2 accomplishments.


Looking for durable downy mildew resistance in grapes.A "computer vision" output of a leaf disk with contrasting downy mildew spores.

Title: Single and multiple phenotype QTL analyses of downy mildew resistance in interspecific grapevines
Authors: Konstantin Divilov, Paola Barba, Lance Cadle-Davidson and Bruce Reisch
Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 131 (5), pages 1133-1143. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-018-3065-y. May 2018.