WSU CAHNRS

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Horticulture

Bhaskar Bondada

Associate Professor
(WSU faculty member since 2004)

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Areas of interest

  • Grapes; microscopy and physiology of grape and vine

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • M.S., Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India
  • B.S., Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Advanced Viticulture
  • Other courses- Small Fruits and Viticulture, Seminars in Viticulture and Enology, Wine making

Current Graduate Students

  • Susan Hill

Selected Publications

RESEARCH

Bondada, B. and J. Shutthanandan.  2012.  Physio-anatomical responses of leaf and fruit of grapevine (Vitis vinifera) to re-watering following water stress. American Journal of Plant Science (In Review)

Keller, M., P. M. Shrestha, M. Biondi, and B. Bondada. 2012.  Phloem inflow and apoplastic unloading in ripening grape berries drive xylem backflow.  Plant Physiology (In Review).

Bondada, B. and M. Keller.  2012.  Not all shrivels are created equal – morpho-anatomical and compositional characteristics vary among different shrivel forms that develop during ripening of grape (Vitis vinifera L.) berries.  American Journal of Plant Science (In Press).

Bondada, B. and M. Keller.  2012.  Morpho-anatomical symptomatology and osmotic behavior of grape berry shrivel.  Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 137:20-30.

Bondada, B. 2012. Technical Advance: Novel, Simple, Fast, and Safe Approaches to Visualizing Fine Cellular Structures in Free-hand Sections of Stem, Leaf, and Fruit Using Optical Microscopy.  Current Botany 3:11-22.

Bondada, B.  2011.  Anomalies in structure, growth characteristics, and nutritional composition as induced by 2, 4-D drift phytotoxicity in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) leaves and clusters.  Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 136:165-176.

Bondada, B.  2011.  Micromorpho-anatomical examination of 2, 4-D phytotoxicity in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) leaves.  Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 30:185-198.

EXTENSION

Bondada, B. 2012.  Ripening disorders of Grape. Grape IPM Manual.

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Phone: 509.372.7348
bbondada@wsu.edu

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