François Beaujard PIAF, INRA, France, France,
1 protocol

Jean Domec Bordeaux Sciences Agro, UMR 1391 ISPA, INRA, 1 Cours du General de Gaulle, France, France,
1 protocol

Sylvain Delzon Biogeco, INRA, France, France,
1 protocol

Régis Burlett Biogeco, University Bordeaux, France, France,
1 protocol

Gregory Allan Gambetta
  • Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, Ecophysiologie et Génomique Fonctionnelle de la Vigne, UMR 1287, France, France,
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


PhD in Plant Biology, University of California at Davis, USA

Current position

Professor of Viticulture, Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, France

Publications (selected)

  1. Wong, D. C. J., Lopez Gutierrez, R., Gambetta, G. A. and Castellarin, S. D. (2017). Genome-wide analysis of cis-regulatory element structure and discovery of motif-driven gene co-expression networks in grapevine. DNA Res 24(3): 311-326.
  2. Charrier, G., Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Badel, E., Burlett, R., Choat, B., Cochard, H., Delmas, C. E., Domec, J. C., Jansen, S., King, A., Lenoir, N., Martin-StPaul, N., Gambetta, G. A. and Delzon, S. (2016). Evidence for Hydraulic Vulnerability Segmentation and Lack of Xylem Refilling under Tension. Plant Physiol 172(3): 1657-1668.
  3. Gambetta, G. A. (2016). Water stress and grape physiology in the context of global climate change. Journal of Wine Economics 11:168-180. 
  4. Rattanakon, S., Ghan, R., Gambetta, G. A., Deluc, L. G., Schlauch, K. A. and Cramer, G. R. (2016). Abscisic acid transcriptomic signaling varies with grapevine organ. BMC Plant Biol 16: 72.
  5. Rossdeutsch, L., Edwards, E., Cookson, S. J., Barrieu, F., Gambetta, G. A., Delrot, S. and Ollat, N. (2016). ABA-mediated responses to water deficit separate grapevine genotypes by their genetic background. BMC Plant Biology 16: 91.
  6. Zhang, L., Marguerit, E., Rossdeutsch, L., Ollat, N. and Gambetta, G. A. (2016). The influence of grapevine rootstocks on scion growth and drought resistance. Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology 28:143-157
  7. Wong, D. C., Lopez Gutierrez, R., Dimopoulos, N., Gambetta, G. A. and Castellarin, S. D. (2016). Combined physiological, transcriptome, and cis-regulatory element analyses indicate that key aspects of ripening, metabolism, and transcriptional program in grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) are differentially modulated accordingly to fruit size. BMC Genomics 17: 416.
  8. Castellarin, S. D., Gambetta, G. A., Wada, H., Krasnow, M. N., Cramer, G. R., Peterlunger, E., Shackel, K. A. and Matthews, M. A. (2016). Characterization of major ripening events during softening in grape: turgor, sugar accumulation, abscisic acid metabolism, colour development, and their relationship with growth. J Exp Bot 67(3): 709-722.
  9. Knipfer, T., Fei, J., Gambetta, G. A., McElrone, A. J., Shackel, K. A. and Matthews, M. A. (2015). Water Transport Properties of the Grape Pedicel during Fruit Development: Insights into Xylem Anatomy and Function Using Microtomography. Plant Physiol 168(4): 1590-1602.
  10. Wada, H., Fei, J., Knipfer, T., Matthews, M. A., Gambetta, G. and Shackel, K. (2014). Polarity of water transport across epidermal cell membranes in Tradescantia virginiana. Plant Physiol 164(4): 1800-1809.
  11. Gambetta, G. A., Fei, J., Rost, T. L., Knipfer, T., Matthews, M. A., Shackel, K. A., Walker, M. A. and McElrone, A. J. (2013). Water uptake along the length of grapevine fine roots: developmental anatomy, tissue-specific aquaporin expression, and pathways of water transport. Plant Physiol 163(3): 1254-1265.
  12. McElrone, A. J., Choat, B., Gambetta, G. A. and Brodersen, C. R. (2013). Water Uptake and Transport in Vascular Plants. Nature knowledge Project.
  13. Gambetta, G. A., Manuck, C. M., Drucker, S. T., Shaghasi, T., Fort, K., Matthews, M. A., Walker, M. A. and McElrone, A. J. (2012). The relationship between root hydraulics and scion vigour across Vitis rootstocks: what role do root aquaporins play? J Exp Bot 63(18): 6445-6455.
  14. Castellarin, S. D., Gambetta, G. A., Wada, H., Shackel, K. A. and Matthews, M. A. (2011). Fruit ripening in Vitis vinifera: spatiotemporal relationships among turgor, sugar accumulation, and anthocyanin biosynthesis. J Exp Bot 62(12): 4345-4354.
  15. Gambetta, G. A., Matthews, M. A., Shaghasi, T. H., McElrone, A. J. and Castellarin, S. D. (2010). Sugar and abscisic acid signaling orthologs are activated at the onset of ripening in grape. Planta 232(1): 219-234.
  16. Choat, B., Gambetta, G. A., Wada, H., Shackel, K. A. and Matthews, M. A. (2009). The effects of Pierce's disease on leaf and petiole hydraulic conductance in Vitis vinifera cv. Chardonnay. Physiol Plant 136(4): 384-394.
  17. Choat, B., Gambetta, G. A., Shackel, K. A. and Matthews, M. A. (2009). Vascular function in grape berries across development and its relevance to apparent hydraulic isolation. Plant Physiol 151(3): 1677-1687.
  18. Castellarin, S. D., Matthews, M. A., Di Gaspero, G. and Gambetta, G. A. (2007). Water deficits accelerate ripening and induce changes in gene expression regulating flavonoid biosynthesis in grape berries. Planta 227(1): 101-112.
  19. Gambetta, G. A. and Lagarias, J. C. (2001). Genetic engineering of phytochrome biosynthesis in bacteria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98(19): 10566-10571.
1 Protocol published
Monitoring Xylem Hydraulic Pressure in Woody Plants
Xylem sap circulates under either positive or negative hydraulic pressure in plants. Negative hydraulic pressure (i.e., tension) is the most common situation when transpiration is high, and several devices have been developed to quantify it ...
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