Tertiary bud

Grapes September 22, 2010 Print Friendly and PDF

The smallest of the three buds in an overwintering compound grape bud; generally more cold hardy than either primary or secondary buds but the least fruitful; usually does not develop unless the primary and secondary buds have been killed.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.