Category Archives: Grapes

Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulated since April 1 = 1621 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 Cayuga White and Seyval Blanc are going in to veraison. Vignoles was defruited due to low vine size and will not …

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Vineyard scouting

Nathan Bock is a UMC student working as a student intern at the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station this summer. One of his responsibilities is to scout the vineyards for problems. Here are photos of what he found in the …

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