Grapevine training

Grapes September 03, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF

The arrangement of plant parts spatially, done to develop a structure that optimizes the utilization of sunlight and promotes productivity, adapts to the characteristics of the grape cultivar, promotes efficient and sustainable vineyard management practices, and is economical to establish and maintain. Vines are often trained to a given trellis (posts, wires) and once complete is a "training system."

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