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Interactive Effects of Deficit Irrigation and Crop Load on Cabernet Sauvignon in an Arid Climate
Regulated deficit irrigation (RDI) and crop-load adjustment are regarded as important viticultural practices for premium-quality wine production, although little is known about their interactiveExpand
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Cold-Hardiness Evaluation of Grapevine Buds and Cane Tissues
A system for differential thermal analysis (DTA) was constructed to assess cold hardiness of grapevine buds and cane tissues. This updated system incorporated a sample chamber of our own design withExpand
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Cluster Thinning Effects on Three Deficit-Irrigated Vitis vinifera Cultivars
Crop load adjustment is widely accepted as an important vineyard management tool for premium-quality wine production. However, little information is available on its effectiveness under warm, dryExpand
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Rootstock Effects on Deficit-Irrigated Winegrapes in a Dry Climate: Vigor, Yield Formation, and Fruit Ripening
A rootstock field trial was conducted in the Yakima Valley, southeastern Washington, with three Vitis vinifera cultivars (Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay). Vines were grown on their own roots orExpand
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Dynamic thermal time model of cold hardiness for dormant grapevine buds.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Grapevine (Vitis spp.) cold hardiness varies dynamically throughout the dormant season, primarily in response to changes in temperature. The development and possible uses of aExpand
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Modeling Dormant Bud Cold Hardiness and Budbreak in Twenty-Three Vitis Genotypes Reveals Variation by Region of Origin
Cold injury is a key environmental challenge in many grape-producing regions, especially those at high latitudes. Although grapevines acclimate to cold temperatures in fall and deacclimate when warmExpand
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Spring temperatures alter reproductive development in grapevines
Background and Aims:  Climate variation contributes to fluctuations in reproductive output, and spring temperature is thought to influence flower production in grapevines. For 3 years, we studied theExpand
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