Course curriculum

  • 1

    Controlling Grapevine Trunk Diseases

    • Vineyard Team Presents

    • Meet Dr. Akif Eskalen

    • Lesson 1

    • Lesson 2

    • CalWestRain

    • Lesson 3

    • Q & A

    • Presentation PDF

  • 2


    • Lesson 1

    • JSC Agriculture Supply

    • Lesson 2

    • Lesson 3

    • Helena

    • Q & A

    • Thanks to Our Sponsors

  • 3


    • Quiz


Cooperative Extension Specialist Plant Pathologist

Dr. Akif Eskalen

Dr. Akif Eskalen is a Plant Pathologist, Cooperative Extension Specialist, and lecturer in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis. He received a Master's and a Ph.D. in Mycology and Plant Pathology. Dr. Eskalen worked as post-doctoral research in Dr. Doug Gubler's lab at UC Davis between 2001-2007. He was a CE specialist at UC Riverside before taking over Dr. Gubler's vacant position at UC Davis in September 2018. Dr. Eskalen's primary research interests include the detection, biology, epidemiology, and control of fungal pathogens on the grapevine, fruit trees, and small fruits. Dr. Eskalen had the award of arboriculture research by the International Society of Arboriculture in 2016, and an outstanding education material award with his book chapter in California Master Gardener Handbook in 2015. He is the elected president of the American Phytopathological Society, Pacific Division.

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