Practical Field Guide to Grape Growing and Vine Physiology Paperback
Written as an expansive update to the author s previous book Grapegrowing and Winemaking in Cool Climates, Practical Field Guide to Grape Growing and Vine Physiology serves as a necessary complement to all the processes of modern grape growing in the variety of climes where grapes are found. Organized by growing cycles, the field guide gives detailed prescriptions for managing each season s unique processes: vine dormancy, root growth, canopy training, and identifying various pathogens and bacteria in the winter; bud burst, flower cluster development, and canopy construction in the spring; berry growth, respiration rate, water and nitrogen usage, phenolic metabolism, vigor control, and irrigation or dry farming in the summer; and yield estimates, harvesting, and harvest vine management in the autumn.
Also included are detailed explanations of properly adapting grapevines to various sites and agricultural systems."
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 146 pages, 100 colour photographs
- Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild
- Publication Date: 28/05/2018
- Category: Viticulture
- ISBN: 9781935879312