Rootstock Workshop: Identification and Use
Registration Deadline: Aug 11, 2014
Event Type: Seminars and Classes
Description: Learn about the history, use and identification of the 20 most important rootstocks in California in this workshop designed for the grape grower, winemaker, viticulturist and nursery employee. Spend the morning in the vineyard learning how to identify the rootstocks based on their leaves and shoot tips, and studying the North American grape species from which the rootstocks were developed. The afternoon focuses on the origin, history, uses, pest resistance and soil adaptation of each rootstock.
Fee includes course material and lunch. Enroll in section 141VIT218.
• Event Organizer:
UC Davis Extension
UC Davis: Viticulture Field House
Hopkins Rd. Davis, CA 95616
• Website: extension.ucdavis.edu/winemaking
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