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Grape Growing
by Robert J. Weaver

This book is a basic introduction to the subject of grape growing, and is suitable for the student of the subject and those new to the industry. It will also be a good reference for veterans of the industry.

Contents:

NATURE OF THE VINE.
History and Classification of Grapes.
Vine Structure.
Growth of the Vine.
Vine Improvement.

STRATEGY FOR GRAPE PRODUCTION.
Site Selection and Weather Modification.
Varieties.
Propagation.
Soils.
Water.
Mineral Nutrition.

VINE MANAGEMENT.
Pruning.
Spacing and Training.
Techniques to Improve Grape Quality.
Harvest and Post Harvest Operations.

CROP HAZARDS.
Viral, Fungal, and Bacterial Diseases.
Insects.
Other Vineyard Pests.
Weed Control and Air Pollution.

GRAPE GROWING AND WINEMAKING AT HOME.
Grapes for the Home Vineyard.
Wines from Grapes.

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Grape Growing
by Robert J. Weaver
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