Episode 18: Busting Vineyard Water Management Myths

In vineyards, too much water can be as bad as too little. Jaclyn Fiola, hydropedologist at Virginia Tech, shares her research on the influence of soil and precipitation in U.S. Mid-Atlantic vineyards. Discover how fruit quality and water management best practices are changing. Plus, learn cutting-edge techniques researchers are using, such as stearic acid, to mitigate the effects of too much precipitation.


Jaclyn Fiola is a hydropedologist and PhD candidate at Virginia Tech's School of Plant and Environmental Sciences and a winner of the ASEV Presidents’ Award for Scholarship in Viticulture.

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