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Amount (in millions of U.S.$) of funding that Oregon State University has received to study the effects of smoke taint on grapes and in wine. The project involves a four-year collaborative effort with scientists from Washington State University and University of California, Davis and is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Wine grapes are the highest value fruit crop in the U.S. The grape and wine industry annually contributes $220 billion to the U.S. economy.

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