Content tagged "grapes canopy management"

Canopy Management for Hybrids: Hudson River Umbrella & Umbrella Kniffen

Grapes Updated: September 08, 2015

Introduction       Why manage canopies?       Targets       Managing canopies in hybrids       Shoot thinning       Basal leaf removal       Shoot...

Dormant Pruning: Grapevine Anatomy and Vine Balance

Grapes Updated: September 07, 2015

In this presentation on Grapevine Anatomy and Vine Balance, Fritz Westover at Virginia Tech University explains many common grapevine anatomy and pruning...

Annual Cycle of the Grapevine

Grapes Updated: September 07, 2015

Dormancy       Bud break       Bloom & fruit set       Veraison and fruit maturation       Post-harvest       More InfoWilliam Nail, The Connecticut...

Vine Balance and the Role of Vineyard Design

Grapes Updated: January 22, 2013

Shoot Density       In-Row & Between-Row Spacing       For more information       Jim Wolpert, University of California, DavisVine balance can be defined as...

Basic Concept of Vine Balance

Grapes Updated: January 22, 2013

The Basics       Vine-Dictated Balance       Viticulturist-Dictated Balance       Unbalanced Vines       How to Measure Vine Balance       More...

Fundamentals of Canopy Management

Grapes Updated: September 24, 2012

What is canopy management?       Pruning       Shoot thinning       Shoot positioning       Leaf & lateral removal       Other considerations       More...

Canopy Management: Shoot Positioning

Grapes Updated: July 26, 2012

Shoot positioning is an important element of canopy management in the vineyard. Proper shoot positioning results in orienting shoots to create a uniform...

Crop Thinning: Cluster Thinning or Cluster Removal

Grapes Updated: July 26, 2012

Crop thinning, or the removal of flower and grape clusters, is used to achieve yield and quality goals.

Leaf Removal on Grapevines

Grapes Updated: July 26, 2012

More InformationKeith Striegler and Tammy Jones, University of Missouri  Leaf removal is the process of removing leaves from the vine in the area around the...

Grapevine Sources and Sinks: Allocation of Photosynthate over the Growing Season

Grapes Updated: May 01, 2012

Dormant to bloom       Bloom to fruit set       Early fruit development       Lag phase       Veraison and after       Periderm formation & dormancy      ...

Fundamentals of Fruit Zone Management

Grapes Updated: May 01, 2012

Practices       Other Considerations       More informationMark Chien, Pennsylvania State University and Patty Skinkis, Oregon State UniversityIn any given...

Stages of Grape Berry Development

Grapes Updated: April 17, 2012

Stages of Development       Stage I: Formation to Lag       Stage II: Lag to Veraison       Stage III: Post-Veraison       Summary       For More...

Mature Vine Training

Grapes Updated: April 13, 2012

Training Goals       Practices       For more informationWilliam Nail, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment StationThe goals of training mature vines are...

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