Dr. Fadime Ates
She graduated from the Agricultural Faculty of Ege University in Turkey in 1992. She obtained M.Sci and Ph.D. in Ege University in 1995 and 2004, respectively. She has worked as a research assistant on Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Çanakkale, Turkey since 2000. She has carried out the research projects on organic grape growing, ampelography and soil fertility. Presently, she works as a researcher at the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Manisa Viticulture Research Institute, Manisa, Turkey. She has carried out the research projects on organic grape growing, ampelography, soil fertility and stress physiology. She is an active author having contributed more than 95 papers. She has actively taught organic grape growing, winter and summer pruning on training of farmers for a long time.