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- Londo, J.; Martinson, T.
- Acta horticulturae 2015 no.1082 pp. 299-304
- Vitis riparia, etc ; Vitis vinifera; breeding; climate; cold tolerance; cultivars; cutting; dormancy; genotype; phenotype; temperature; thermal analysis; winter; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... A major goal of grapevine breeding efforts for production outside of Mediterranean climates is the production of cultivars that have cold tolerance phenotypes. Typically, grapevine breeders use midwinter bud hardiness measures as the descriptive phenotype for cold tolerance. Historical practices of bud cutting and more modern day differential thermal analysis of low temperature exotherms allows fo ...