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Is There Such a Thing as Drought-Tolerant Rootstock?

Although rootstock choice is of major importance to a vineyard planting, perhaps too much weight is put on so-called "drought tolerance."
Dec 2006 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Choosing a rootstock for a new vineyard planting is an enormous responsibility. It is unlike many other vineyard planting decisions in that it cannot be changed. Trellises can be retrofitted, varieties can be changed by grafting, and training and pruning methods can be changed, even on mature vines. But the rootstock will be in the ground for the life of the vineyard, so its selection has much riding on it. There are numerous factors that go into choosing rootstocks for a vineyard site; so many...
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