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Grape Grower A Guide to Organic Viticulture

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ISBN-10: 1890132829

ISBN-13: 9781890132828

Edition: 2002

Authors: Lon Rombough, Roger B. Swain

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Grapes are the most popular and widely grown fruit in the world. From the tropics to Alaska, grapes will grow successfully in almost every climate. Whether you raise them for fresh eating, or for making wine, juice, or jellies and preserves, the right grapes will reward you with abundant crops for a modest investment of time and effort. Now for the first time comes a book for grape growers who wish to use organic growing methods to raise healthy, thriving vineyards in the backyard or on a small commercial scale. TheGrape Growerdistills the broad knowledge and long-time personal experience of Lon Rombough, one of North America's foremost authorities on viticulture. From finding and preparing…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication date: 12/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Lon Rombough is a garden writer, nurseryman, and fruit grower. He has more than thirty-five years experience growing grapes and maintains hundreds of varieties in his small vineyard. He lives in western Oregon.

Foreword: Seed Matters
Introduction
Structure of the Vine
Getting Started: Site, Soil, and Planting
Pruning and Training
Growing Grapes Organically
Diseases of Grapes
Insects of Grapes
Animal and Bird Pests
Propagation
Rootstocks
Varieties
Grape Species
Grapes in Cold Climates and the Tropics
Breeding Grapes
Glossary of Viticultural Terms
Resources
Index