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Rootstock Drought Sensitivity Revisited

At the 2008 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium, rootstock and water relations experts fleshed out details about how rootstocks respond to water scarcity.
Apr 2008 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Not long ago, I posed the question in a column about whether there truly is a drought-tolerant rootstock1. My contention was that drought tolerance was not a characteristic of any current rootstock, but that some rootstocks were able to avoid water shortages during periods of water scarcity. I referred to it as "drought avoiding." The issues surrounding water were discussed by a panel of experts at the recent Unified Wine and Grape Symposium in...
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