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- Silvestroni, O.; Lanari, V.; Lattanzi, T.; Palliotti, A.; Vanderweide, J.; Sabbatini, P.
- Australian journal of grape and wine research 2019 v.25 no.1 pp. 30-42
- Botrytis cinerea; Mediterranean climate; Vitis vinifera; canopy; crop yield; defoliation; fruit composition; fruiting; grapes; growers; leaf area; leaves; pruning; ripening; small fruits; temperature; vines; viticulture; winter; Italy
- ... BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Higher temperature during the season is forcing growers in Central Italy to explore ways to reliably control vine yield and grape ripening, while maintaining grape composition. The most common approaches include altering winter pruning, shoot thinning (St), leaf removal and bunch thinning. These studies, however, rarely evaluated these practices in concert and over multiple se ...