Product Review: Choosing the Best Rootstocks
Our in-depth analysis of the complexities of rootstocks will help you make the right choices in your vineyards.
Dec 2006 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Because most parts of the grapegrowing world are in danger of phylloxera infestation, choosing a phylloxera-resistant rootstock is one of the most important processes in vineyard management. Failure to take specific rootstock attributes into account can result in damage to, or loss of, grapevines (see sidebar for more information on phylloxera). In addition to the level of phylloxera resistance, rootstocks have other important attributes to consider, including resistance to other soil-borne pes...
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