WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Viticulture and Enology

Gwen Hoheisel

Gwen Hoheisel


  • M.S., Entomology, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Zoology, University of Maryland

Areas of Expertise

  • Viticulture
  • Tree Fruits
  • High-Value Specialty Crops
  • Entomology
  • Sprayer Technology

Extension Publications

Hoheisel, G.A. and M.M. Moyer. (eds). Pest Management Guide for Grapes in Washington. (Updated Annually). WSU Extension Publication #EB0762. Washington State University.

Moyer, M. M., L.M. Mills, G.A. Hoheisel, and M. Keller. 2011. Assessing and Managing Cold Damage in Washington Vineyards. WSU ExtensionPublication #EM042e. Washington State University. Also en Español.

Ball, T., Ballard, G., Bondada, B., Chauncey, J., Davenport, J., Harbertson, Hoheisel, G., Keller, M., Olmstead, M., Peters, T., Rayapati, N., Ringer, K. Taylor, G. 2010. Vine to Wine: Successfully Establishing a Vineyard and Winery. Hoheisel G., Olmstead, M., Ringer, K. (Editors). Washington State University Extension #DVD007. Washington State University.

Hinman, H. and Hoheisel, G.-A. 2007. Cost of Establishing and Producing Sweet Cherries in Central Washington. EB2026E pp.51 (3,6).

Research Publications

Caplan, S., Tilt, B., Hoheisel, G., & Auxt Baugher, T. 2014. Specialty Crop Growers’  Perspectives on Adopting New Technologies. HortTechnology. 24:81-87.

McGuire, A., & Hoheisel, G. 2013. Segmentation of email systems benefits you and your clientele. Journal of Extension. 51(4).

Porter, L., Hoheisel, G., & Coffman, V. 2009. Resistance of peas to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in the Pisum core collection. Plant Pathology. 58:52-60.

Tarara, J.M. and Hoheisel, G-A. 2007. Low-cost Shielding to Minimize Radiation Errors of Temperature Sensors in the Field. HortScience 42(6):1372–1379.

Leslie, T. W., Hoheisel, G-A., Biddinger, D. J., Rohr, J. R., Fleischer, S. J. 2007. Transgenes Sustain Epigeal Insect Biodiversity in Diversified Vegetable Farm Systems. Environmental Entomology 36 (1):234-244.

Hoheisel, G-A. and Fleischer, S.J. 2007. Coccinellids, aphids, and pollen in diversified vegetable fields with transgenic and isoline cultivars. Journal of Insect Science 7 (61):1-12.

Grünwald, N., and Hoheisel, G.-A. 2006. Hierarchical analysis of diversity, selfing and genetic differentiation in populations of the oomycete Aphanomyces euteiches. Phytopathology 96:1134-1141.

Tarara, J.M., Ferguson, J.C., Hoheisel G-A., and Perez Peña, J.E. 2005. Asymmetrical canopy architecture due to prevailing wind direction and row orientation creates an imbalance in irradiance at the fruiting zone of grapevines. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 135:144-155.

 Professional Membership

  • Benton County Pest Board, ex-officio
  • Franklin County Pest Board, ex-officio
  • Washington Tree Fruit Research Commission, ex-officio
  • Washington State Concord Research Council, ex-officio
  • Washington State Grape Society, ex-officio
  • Washington State Horticultural Association
  • Washington Extension Agents and Specialists Association
  • Idaho Entomology Group
  • Entomological Society of America
  • Entomological Collections Network
  • National Association of County Agricultural Agents

Contact Information

Regional Extension Specialist
1121 Dudley Avenue
Prosser, WA 99350-1320
Phone 509-786-5609
FAX 509-786-5525




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