UCCE Viticulture - North Coast
UC Cooperative Extension - Viticulture
Christopher Chen started as the Integrated Vineyard Systems Advisor for Sonoma, Mendocino, and Lake Counties in January 2022.
In 2021 he earned his Ph.D. from UC Davis and his M.Sc. from UC Davis in 2018. His background in horticulture and agronomy with specialization in viticulture follow him to northern California where he hopes to be of help to the wine industry.
Christopher's previous work focused on heat damage reduction on winegrapes in Napa Valley and rootstock tolerance to saline soils at UC Davis. He has a background in both field and greenhouse-based viticulture research.
Examples of his past work can be found by clicking the link here.
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