Rootstock water use and response to stress

Trenched root
  • Evaluating the contribution of aquaporins to differences in grapevine rootstock vigor ratings and response to abiotic stress
  • Quantifying water uptake along the length of grapevine roots and the role of suberization in these changes
  • Evaluating susceptibility of rootstock xylem to drought-induced embolism and ability their ability to repair embolism