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Biology of the Grapevine

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ISBN-10: 0521305071

ISBN-13: 9780521305075

Edition: 1992

Authors: Michael G. Mullins, Alain Bouquet, Larry E. Williams

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This book aims to provide for the first time in the English language a concise but comprehensive overview of the biology and cultivation of the grapevine, accessible to all concerned with viticulture. After a description of the essential features of viticulture, including a concise history from antiquity to modern times, the authors consider the taxonomy of the grapevine and the evolutionary processes that gave rise to the diversity within the Vitaceae. Particular attention is paid to the genera Vitis and Muscadinia, which are considered a reserve of genetic variation for the improvement of grapevines. A description of the vegetative and reproductive anatomy of the grapevine precedes a full…    
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Book details

List price: $135.99
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/16/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 252
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The growing of grapes
The grapevine and its relatives
The structure of the grapevine: vegetative and reproductive anatomy
Developmental physiology: the vegetative grapevine
Developmental physiology: flowering and fruiting
The cultivated grapevine
Genetic improvement of grapevines
Index