CSU Research: New technology to track grape development for better harvest

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Measuring and tracking the development of grapes in the vineyard is now easier – thanks to a mobile phone app developed by the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) and funded by Wine Australia.

The WineOz Smart Grape Android app was developed by Charles Sturt University (CSU) researchers (pictured left) and is available for growers and vineyard managers to use this coming harvest.

Lead researcher and NWGIC Director, Professor Leigh Schmidtke (pictured on right with the research team), said, “This smartphone app allows growers to quickly measure and then chart the colour and size of the berries.


Read more at http://news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/agricultural-science/grape-and-wine-science/csu-research-new-technology-to-track-grape-development-for-better-harvest?2RqmF36DUjRV4X3g.99
Period22 Nov 2018

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  • TitleCSU Research: New
    Media name/outletCSU Media
    CountryAustralia
    Date22/11/18
    DescriptionMeasuring and tracking the development of grapes in the vineyard is now easier – thanks to a mobile phone app developed by the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) and funded by Wine Australia.
    The WineOz Smart Grape Android app was developed by Charles Sturt University (CSU) researchers (pictured left) and is available for growers and vineyard managers to use this coming harvest.
    Lead researcher and NWGIC Director, Professor Leigh Schmidtke (pictured on right with the research team), said, “This smartphone app allows growers to quickly measure and then chart the colour and size of the berries.

    Read more at http://news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/agricultural-science/grape-and-wine-science/csu-research-new-technology-to-track-grape-development-for-better-harvest?2RqmF36DUjRV4X3g.99
    URLnews.csu.edu.au/latest-news/agricultural-science/grape-and-wine-science/csu-research-new-technology-to-track-grape-development-for-better-harvest
    PersonsLeigh Schmidtke, Alexander Oczkowski, Kah Phooi Seng, Li-Minn Ang

Keywords

  • android mobile app
  • vineyard management