Hero Image

Shijian Zhuang

Viticulture Farm Advisor
Cooperative Extension Fresno County
550 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 210-B
(559) 241-7515
Fresno, CA 93710
gzhuang@ucanr.edu Create VCard

Also in:
Viticulture & Enology


M.S. Horticulture, Michigan State University. 2012
B.S. Viticulture and Enology, China Agricultural University. 2009



Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)


Peer Reviewed

  • Zhuang, S.; Sun, Q., et al. (2023). Mechanical Leaf Removal and Irrigation Interact to Affect Yield and Fruit Quality of Cabernet Sauvignon in a Hot Climate. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture.
  • Bustamante, M.; Elfar, K., et al. (2023). Reassessing the Etiology of Aspergillus Vine Canker and Sour Rot of Table Grapes in California. Plant Disease.
  • Rwahnih, M.; Diaz-Lara, A., et al. (2021). Incidence and Genetic Diversity of Grapevine Pinot gris Virus in California. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture.
  • Brown, A.; Travadon, R., et al. (2021). Pruning-wound protectants for trunk-disease management in California table grapes. Crop Protection.
  • Cathline, K.; Zhuang, G., et al. (2020). Productivity and Fruit Composition of Dry-On-Vine Raisin Grapes Pruned to 15- or 20-Node Canes on an Overhead Trellis. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture.
  • Kurtural, K; Zhuang, S, et al. (2019). Conversion to Mechanical Pruning in Vineyards Maintains Fruit Composition while Reducing Labor Costs in ‘Merlot’ Grape Production. HortTech. https://journals.ashs.org/horttech/view/journals/horttech/29/2/article-p128.xml?rskey=4MlZ5s
  • Nouri, Mohamed; Zhuang, George, et al. (2018). First Report of Macrophomina phaseolina Causing Trunk and Codon Canker Disease of Grapevine in the United States. Plant Disease.
  • Sabbatini, Paolo; Zhuang, Shijian, et al. (2017). Canopy management efficiencies are highly modulated by the climate conditions. Wine and Viticulture Journal.
  • Frioni, Tommaso; Green, Alan, et al. (2017). Impact of spring freeze on yield, vine performance and fruit quality of Vitis interspecific hybrid Marquette. Scientia Horticulturae.
  • Frioni, Tommaso; Zhuang, Shijian, et al. (2017). Leaf Removal and Cluster Thinning Efficiencies Are Highly Modulated by Environmental Conditions in Cool Climate Viticulture. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture.
  • Martinez-Luscher, Johann; Brillante, Luca, et al. (2017). Precipitation before bud break and irrigation affect the response of grapevine ‘Zinfandel’ yields and berry skin phenolic composition to training systems. Scientia Horticulturae.
  • Sanchez, Luis; Sam, Brent, et al. (2015). Variable Rate Irrigation Approach for a Sustainable Vineyard of the Future in California. Publications et Actualités Vitivinicoles (PAV) of the GiESCO.
  • Zhuang, Shijian; Tozzini, Letizia, et al. (2014). Impact of Cluster Thinning and Basal Leaf Removal on Fruit Quality of Cabernet Franc (Vitis vinifera L.) Grapevines Grown in Cool Climate Conditions. HortScience. 750-756.

ANR Workgroup Associations

Return to Contact Us