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- Shellie, Krista C
- American journal of enology and viticulture 2014 v.65 no.2 pp. 197-205
- Vitis vinifera; anthocyanins; deficit irrigation; evapotranspiration; fruit composition; growing season; irrigation rates; pruning; soluble solids; vines; water conservation; water use efficiency; wine cultivars; wine grapes
- ... The wine grape cultivar Merlot (Vitis vinifera L.) was irrigated over eight growing seasons at three severities of sustained deficit irrigation (SDI): a standard (STD) amount that provided 90% of estimated crop evapotranspiration (ETc) and 70 or 35% of the standard amount (STD70, STD35); or by a regulated deficit irrigation (RDI) regime that provided the STD35 amount pre-veraison and the STD70 amo ...