Current research projects in the lab include:

  • Evaluating grapevine rootstock water use physiology and response to stress
  • Exploring the structure and function of plant xylem using advanced visualization techniques
  • Developing technology to better quantify vineyard water use and plant stress
  • Developing sustainable water use strategies for vineyards using impaired and limited water supplies
  • Examining mechanisms of transport and bioaccumulation of engineered nanoparticles in food crops