Dr. Markus Keller
Washington State University


Markus Keller is the Chateau Ste. Michelle Distinguished Professor of Viticulture at Washington State University’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center.

He received his MS in plant science and PhD in natural science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich. His research and teaching have taken him across North and South America, Europe, and Australia. His research focuses on how environmental factors and management practices influence crop physiology and sustainable production of wine and juice grapes.

He is the author of the textbook “The Science of Grapevines” and currently serves as the science editor for the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture

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