Category Archives: Grapes

Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count beginning April 1 = 3885 http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/reports/gddTable.asp Phenology stages according to the Modified E-L system http://door.uwex.edu/files/2010/10/ModifiedEichhornLorennzsystem.pdf This is the final phenology observation for 2016. We have had unseasonable warm weather through October with no freezing temperatures. …

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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count beginning April 1 = 3628 http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/reports/gddTable.asp Phenology stages according to the Modified E-L system http://door.uwex.edu/files/2010/10/ModifiedEichhornLorennzsystem.pdf Basically all grapes have been harvested with the exception of Norton in the Foundation Vineyard, North rows 6 – 9, …

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Grape juice analysis

Here are the grape juice analysis results from the berry sample collected the morning of September 27: 27-Sep-16 Cultivar ˚Brix pH TA  g/100ml West Catawba 17.7 3.25 0.788 Here are the juice analysis results from the berry samples collected this …

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Grape juice analysis

Here are the juice analysis results from the berry samples collected this morning: 21-Sep-16 Cultivar ˚Brix pH TA  g/100ml West Catawba 17.0 3.13 0.960 Norton F 22.0 3.36 0.799 Norton NN 20.7 3.37 1.043 Norton NS 21.8 3.47 0.878 Norton …

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