Oregon Viticulture

Oregon Viticulture

by Edward Hellman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0870715542

ISBN-13: 9780870715549

Pub. Date: 06/01/2003

Publisher: Oregon State University Press

"Oregon Viticulture is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to successful strategies and methods for commercial vineyards in Oregon that will be extremely valuable both for current winegrape growers and for prospective growers." "The structure and physiology of grapevines is concisely summarized, and viticulture principles are introduced throughout the book. Standard…  See more details below

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"Oregon Viticulture is a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to successful strategies and methods for commercial vineyards in Oregon that will be extremely valuable both for current winegrape growers and for prospective growers." "The structure and physiology of grapevines is concisely summarized, and viticulture principles are introduced throughout the book. Standard production practices are described, and separate chapters discuss sustainable viticulture practices and organic grape growing. In addition, Oregon Viticulture addresses important business management topics not usually found in similar books, including economics, marketing and contracts, compliance with government regulations, and labor management." Commercial winegrape growers, students, researchers, serious home viticulturists, and individuals with a strong interest in Northwest wines and the wine industry will find Oregon Viticulture to be a valuable reference and easy-to-use textbook and guide.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870715549
Publisher:
Oregon State University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgments
History and Character of the Oregon Wine Industry1
Grapevine Structure and Function5
IVineyard Planning20
1Vineyard Economics21
2Wine Production Costs and Returns38
3Site Assessment44
4Winegrowing Regions51
5Varieties and Clones70
6Rootstocks79
7Vineyard Design82
8Training Systems87
9Scott Henry Training System91
IIVineyard Development97
10Site Preparation98
11Planting Stock101
12Planting and Managing a Young Vineyard105
13Training Young Vines110
14Microirrigation Design Considerations115
IIIVineyard Management125
15Marketing and Contracts126
16Sustainable Viticulture134
17The Organic Approach137
18Soil Management and Grapevine Nutrition143
19Water Management163
20Floor Management167
21Pruning173
22Canopy Management177
23Management of Diseases185
24Management of Insect and Mite Pests197
25Winter Cold Injury206
26Strategies for Frost Protection213
27Labor Management218
28Compliance with Government Regulations225
29Crop Estimation and Thinning231
30Evaluation and Winegrape Maturity235
31Harvest246
Epilogue: Looking to the Future251
Oregon's Winegrowing Challenges251
Southern Oregon's Untapped Potential252
Enhancing Economic Success and Professionalism254
Index257

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