Wine2030 Research Network School of Economics The University of Adelaide Adelaide SA 5005 Email
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Wine 2030 Researcher Associate Professor Peter Dry
Associate Professor, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, Faculty of Sciences, University of Adelaide
Grapevine reproductive biology.
Vineyard management systems.
Effect of region and climate on varietal performance.
Academic and Industry Interests
Since 1975 Dr Peter Dry has taught viticulture at both Roseworthy Agricultural College and University of Adelaide, and conducted research on many aspects of viticulture and plant physiology.
Associate Editor of Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Journal
Senior editor of Viticulture Volumes 1 and 2.
Consultant to several vineyard development and management companies
Awards, recognitions and societal membershipsBAgSc, MAgSc, PhD (University of Adelaide)
Co-inventor (with Br Brian Loveys) of the partial rootzone drying PRD irrigation strategy. In 2001, PRD was named as one of the 100 most important technological innovations of the 20th century in Australia by the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
Winner of SA Great Award in 2003 for Science and Technology (jointly with B Loveys and M McCarthy for the development of partial rootzone drying)
2004 Riverlink Award: Scientific award to CRCV-MDBC Water use efficiency team
2005 Riverlink Collaborative Scientific Team Award
Grapevine flowering and fruitset
Effect of yield and maturity on performance of Cabernet Sauvignon
Rootstock performance under restricted water supply
Influence of environment-variety interaction on wine style and quality