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Bruce P Bordelon

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Professor of Horticulture
765.494.8212
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Horticulture Room 109

Area of Expertise: Grapes and Small Fruit

Purdue Fruit and Vegetable Connection

Teaching Responsibilities

* HORT 42100, Fruit Production
* HORT 59000/FS 59100, Commercial Grape and Wine Production

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Grapes and Small Fruits

Research and extension in grapes and small fruit, with emphasis on integrated crop management to improve economics of production and fruit quality using sustainable approaches. Evaluation of new grape cultivars for superior fruit quality and adaption to Indiana climates and soils.

Awards & Honors

(2013) Outstanding Extension Specialist Award. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.

(2008) Outstanding Service in Global Relations. Epsilon Sigma Phi (Alpha Lambda Chapter).

(2003) 2003 PUCESA Senior Award. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialist Association.

(1997) Purdue Agriculture Dean’s Team Award. Purdue Wine Grape Program.

Selected Publications

Bordelon, B., Ellis, M., & Foster, R. (2013). 2014 Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide. (ID-169), 90. Retrieved from https://ag.purdue.edu/hla/Hort/Pages/sfg_sprayguide.aspx

Bordelon, B., Ellis, M., & Bessin, R. (2012). 2013 Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide. (ID-169), 89. Retrieved from http://www.ag.purdue.edu/hla/Hort/Pages/sfg-sprayguide.aspx

Ellis, M., & Welty, C. (2011). 2011 Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide. (ID-169), 85. Retrieved from http://www.ag.purdue.edu/hla/Hort/Pages/sfg_sprayguide.aspx

Watch Out for Grapes. (2011). (DW-10), 2. Retrieved from http://www.driftwatch.org

Butzke, C., & Merritt, J. (2010). Commercial Winemaking Series: Traminette Vineyard Management. (FS-60-W), 5.

Butzke, C., & Merritt, J. (2010). Commercial Winemaking Series: Traminette Winemaking. (FS-59-W), 6.

Skinkis, P., & Butz, E. (2010). Effects of sulight exposure on berry and wine monoterpenes and sensory characteristics of Traminette. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 61(2), 147-156.

Ellis, M., & Welty, C. (2010). Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide. (ID-169), 74. Retrieved from http://www.ag.purdue.edu/hla/Hort/Pages/sfg_sprayguide.aspx

Watch Out for Grapes. Driftwatch Factsheet. (2010). (DW-10), 2.

Ellis, M., & Weinzierl, R. (2009). 2009 Midwest Commercial Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide. (ID-169), 74. Retrieved from http://www.ag.purdue.edu/hla/Hort/Pages/sfg_sprayguide.aspx