This position is located within the Agricultural Research Service, Crops Pathology/Genetics Research Unit in Davis, California.The incumbent is to develop novel, objective and practical, means of characterizing the chemical components associated with smoke
exposure that impact wine-quality parameters (e.g., flavor, color, aroma, ageing). Learn more about this agency
- Establish detection techniques, standards and thresholds for undesirable compounds in fruit and wine
- Evaluate differences in undesirable compounds among grape cultivars under smoke exposure
- Employ sensory and multivariate analyses to distinguish and classify quality attributes
- Delineate fruit-dependent versus processing-dependent determinants of end-product quality
- Devise a range of strategies for wine producers, based on this information, to improve wine quality
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