Current Research

Students and staff of the CPCNW focus their research on pernnial specialty crops grown in the Pacific Northwest and virus testing methods. Current research in the program includes:

  • Strategy to Diagnose Virus Disease
  • Eliminating Viruses in Sweet Cherry Cultivars via in Vitro Grafting
  • Developing Management Strategies for the Little Cherry
  • The Hunt for Leafhopper Vectors of Western X
  • Finding the Achilles Heel
  • Orchard Management Practices for Little Cherry Virus 2
  • Enhancing Production of ‘Clean’ Hop Plants