Content tagged "grapes trellis and training systems"

Using Grow Tubes in Vineyards

Grapes Updated: October 13, 2015

Overview       Research       More InfoEric Stafne, Mississippi State UniversityGrow tubes can be a useful tool when vines are young, getting them off to a...

Training Young Vines

Grapes Updated: October 13, 2015

Very Early Training       Wire Height       Cordon & Cane Development       Internode Length       Establishing Divided Training Systems       Other...

Parts of the Grape Vine: Shoots

Grapes Updated: September 28, 2015

Trunk       Shoots       Tendrils & Buds       Suckers & Watersprouts       Canes       More Info       Ed Hellman, Texas AgriLife ExtensionThe trunk, which...

Guyot Vine Training System

Grapes Updated: October 14, 2013

Patty Skinkis, Oregon State UniversityThe Guyot training system is a part of a group of systems referred to as a VSP system (vertical shoot positioned; other...

Head-Trained, Spur-Pruned Training System for Grapes

Grapes Updated: September 20, 2012

Jim Wolpert, UC DavisThe head-trained, spur-pruned training system was the earliest training system employed in California. Traditionally it was used in the...

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...

Trellis Systems: Vertical Shoot Position

Grapes Updated: April 27, 2012

More InformationKeith Striegler and Tammy Jones, University of MissouriVertical Shoot Position, or VSP, is a common and widely used trellis system. In the...

Trellis Systems: Geneva Double Curtain

Grapes Updated: April 27, 2012

More InformationKeith Striegler and Tammy Jones, University of MissouriAn excellent system for large sized vines, the Geneva Double Curtain or GDC trellis...

Choosing a Trellis System

Grapes Updated: April 27, 2012

Cultivar & Growth Habit       Site       Vine Vigor       Mechanical Harvesting       Maintenance       Cost       More InformationEric Stafne, Mississippi...

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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