Scientia Horticulturae 227 (2018) 65–74 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Scientia Horticulturae journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/scihorti Under-trellis cover crop and planting density to achieve vine balance in a MARK humid climate a, a a b c A. Coniberti , V. Ferrari , E. Disegna , M. Garcia Petillo , A.N. Lakso Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuária, Estacion experimental Las Brujas, 90200, Canelones, Uruguay Departamento de Suelos y Aguas, Facultad de Agronomía, UdelaR. Avda. E. Garzón 780, Montevideo, Uruguay Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Cornell University, 630 W.N. Street, Geneva, NY 24456, United States ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: The goal of our study was to improve Tannat Vitis vinifera L. grape and wine composition, by achieving vine Tannat balance in a humid climate. We tested under-trellis cover crops (UTCC) compared to a standard ﬂoor man- Vegetative growth agement of alleyway cover crops and under-vine herbicide. This strategy was tested in combination with variable Bunch rot planting density over three growing seasons in Southern Uruguay. Two factors were evaluated in a split plot Water potential design with ﬁve replicates. Treatments were, (1) UTCC (full cover of the vineyard soil with tall fescue (Festuca Viticultural practice arundinacea Shreb))
Scientia Horticulturae – Elsevier
Published: Jan 3, 2018
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