GRAPES Publications

Peer Reviewed

Johnson, L., B. Lobitz, R. Armstrong, R. Baldy, E. Weber, J. DeBenedictis, and D. Bosch. 1996. Airborne Imaging for Vineyard Canopy Evaluation. California Agriculture, Special Issue on Phylloxera 50(4):14-18 [phone: 510/987-0044].

Baldy, R., J. DeBenedictis, L. Johnson, E. Weber, M. Baldy, B. Osborn, and J. Burleigh. 1996. Leaf color and vine size are related to yield in a phylloxera-infested vineyard. Vitis 35(4):201-205.


Lobitz, B., L. Johnson, C. Hlavka, and D. Bosch. 1996. Monitoring phylloxera infestation with airborne digital imagery. Proceedings, Second International Airborne Remote Sensing Conference and Exhibition, vol 3, p. 397, San Francisco CA, 24-27 June 1996 (pub: Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI).

Johnson, L., J. DeBenedictis, E. Weber, R. Baldy, B. Osborn, B. Lobitz, C. Hlavka, and D. Bosch. 1995. Examination of grapevine canopy and leaf reflectance for detection and monitoring of phylloxera-related damage to vineyards. Technical Abstracts, 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture, 22-24 June 1995, Portland OR, p. 25.

Salute, J., C. Bell, P. Freese. 1994. The use and transfer of remote sensing and geographic information systems technology to detect phylloxera stress in vineyards, early results. Technology Transfer Society 1994 Annual Meeting, 22-24 June 1994, Huntsville AL.

Salute, J., C. Bell, P. Freese. 1994. Using remote sensing and geographic information systems to analyze phylloxera damage in Napa Valley vineyards. Thirty-First Space Congress, 26-29 April 1994, Cocoa Beach FL.

Salute J., J. DeBenedictis, and P. Freese. 1993. Using remote sensing and geographic information systems to analyze phylloxera damage in Napa Valley vineyards. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, 12-16 December 1993, Indianapolis IN.

Invited Presentations

Johnson, L. 1997. GIS, GPS, and Remote Sensing for pest control. Computer Technology for Pest Management, Information Forum sponsored by the California Dept. Pesticide Regulation, Tulare CA, 10 February.

Johnson, L. 1996. Remote sensing and GIS: tool for vineyard management? EOSAT Seminar (A Constellation of GIS Possibilities), San Francisco CA, 7 October.

Johnson, L. 1996. Airborne monitoring for vineyard management: the GRAPES experience. Sonoma Vineyard Technical Group, Santa Rosa CA, 18 July.

Bell, C., and D. Bosch 1995. The GRAPES project: a cooperative effort. Talk and demo presented to the Napa Valley Vineyard Technical Group, Napa CA, 7 June.

Baldy, R. 1995. Spy Planes and Plain Spades. Talk and live interactive broadcast, Satellite Seminar Series, C.S.U. Chico & C.S.U. Fresno Schools of Agriculture, 5 April.

Hlavka, C. 1995. How GIS is used for decision-making. Presented at the GIS/Ground Water Protection Workshop, sponsored by the California Regional Water Quality Control Board. Napa CA, 23 June.

Johnson, L. 1995. The GRAPES project: remote sensing/GIS in the Napa Valley. Invited presentation, U.C. Santa Cruz Environmental Studies Seminar Series, 7 June.

Bell, C. 1994. The GRAPES project. Napa County Viticultural Fair, 7 November.

Trade Publications

Bell, C. 1995. GRAPES project prepares California vineyard Managers for Insect Infestation. Geo Info Systems, July, pp. 44-47.

Armstrong, R. 1994. DGPS, remote sensing help counter phylloxera. GPS World, August.


Lobitz, B., L. Johnson, R. Armstrong, C. Hlavka and C. Bell. 1997. Grapevine Remote Sensing Analysis of Phylloxera Early Stress (GRAPES): Remote Sensing Analysis Summary. NASA Technical Memorandum, No. 112218, December 1997.

Baldy, R., M. Baldy, J. DeBenedictis, J. Granett, B. Osborn, A. Bledsoe, D. Bosch, C. Hlavka, L. Johnson, and E. Weber. 1996. Assessment of leaf area, vine vigor, and grape yield and quality of phylloxera-infested and non-infested grapevines in Napa County and their relationship to leaf reflectance, chlorophyll, and mineral content. Final report on NASA/Ames Research Center Joint Research Interchange NCC2-5062.

DeBenedictis, J., J. Granett, B. Osborn, C. Hlavka, L. Johnson, R. Baldy, M. Baldy, E. Weber, A. Bledsoe, and D. Bosch. 1995. Leaf reflectance patterns relating to phylloxera infestations for GRAPES. Final report on NASA/Ames Research Center Joint Research Interchange NCC2-5046.

Johnson, L. 1997. Relationship of grape leaf spectral properties with phylloxera infestation level. (internal report)



Grape notes. 1996. Food & Wine, under Selects: Wine (wine industry news). August.

Vine spacing -- a proposed federal govt/private industry partnership seeks to develop a precision farming system for winegrape growers. 1996. California Farmer Magazine, April [phone 800/888-7580].

Wine industry embracing GIS as management tool. 1995. EOSAT Notes 10(3):4-5 [Earth Observation Satellite Company, phone 800/344-9933].

Bug that's eating wine country. 1994. Business Week, November.

California wine producers use GIS to locate underground pest. 1994. GIS World, January.


Beyond 2000. Segment aired July 1995.

Good Morning America. Segment aired May 1993.


David, Narcy. 1996. Food & Wine News, Febuary.

Tech Nation...Americans and Technology. 1993. KQED Public Radio, April.

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