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The Science of Grapevines: Anatomy and Physiology
Written by a recognized expert, and based on his experience in teaching the subject to students with a variety of educational backgrounds, The Science of Grapevines: Anatomy and Physiology is theExpand
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Managing grapevines to optimise fruit development in a challenging environment: a climate change primer for viticulturists
Grapevine reproductive development extends over two seasons, and the genotypic expression of yield potential and fruit composition is subject to environmental impacts, which include viticulturalExpand
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Ripening grape berries remain hydraulically connected to the shoot.
Berry diameter was monitored during dry-down and rewatering cycles and pressurization of the root system of Vitis vinifera (cv. Merlot) and Vitis labruscana (cv. Concord) to test changes in xylemExpand
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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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Short-term nitrous oxide profile dynamics and emissions response to water, nitrogen and carbon additions in two tropical soils
Abstract. Tropical soils are potentially the highest and least studied nitrous oxide (N2O) production areas in the world. The effect of water, nitrate and glucose additions on profile concentrationsExpand
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Botrytis cinerea Infection in Grape Flowers: Defense Reaction, Latency, and Disease Expression.
ABSTRACT Inflorescences of field-grown grapevines (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Gamay) were inoculated with a Botrytis cinerea conidia suspension or dried conidia at different stages during bloom in moistExpand
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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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Influence of Vineyard Floor Management Practices on Grapevine Vegetative Growth, Yield, and Fruit Composition
The viticultural effects of sward competition with vines for water and nutrients, indirectly resulting from reduced herbicide use under a sustainable production system, are well established inExpand
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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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