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IVES 9 IVES Conference Series 9 Campania region grapevine patrimony: a determination of the heat requirement of 19 nearly all-native ultivars. Nine years of observations.

Campania region grapevine patrimony: a determination of the heat requirement of 19 nearly all-native ultivars. Nine years of observations.


[English version below]

Nous avons peu d’informations sur les cépages cultivés dans la région de la Campania (sud de l’ltalie). En particulier insuffisant sont les études sur les besoins thermiques de tels cépages. Les études sur les besoins thermiques des cépages peuvent contribuer au positionnement correct des cultivars dans les zones capables d’optimiser le rapport génotype-environnement des cépages du quel dépend, l’expression qualitative de la production. Pour les dites motivations nous avons effectué la présente étude, dans laquelle nous avons déterminé les conditions thermiques de 19 cépages presque tous indigènes de la Région, ayant comme référence le modèle proposé par AMERINE et WINKLER (1944). L’étude qui a déterminé une exigence de la chaleur des variétés étudies variables de 1625 degré-jours ( cv Fiano) a 2011 degré-jours (Bianca Zita), ajoute une autre étape à la connaissance du patrimoine viticole de la Campania.


There is little information on the grapevines cultivated in the Campania region (south of ltaly). In particular insufficient are the studies on the thermal requirements of such grapevines. Trials on the thermal needs of the grapevines may contribute to the correct positioning of the cultivars in areas able to optimise the environment genotype ratio of a cultivar on which, qualitative expression of the production depends. For said motivations it has been set up the present study, in which it was determined the thermal requirements of 19 cultivars nearly all native of the Region, having like reference the model proposed by AMERINE and WINKLER (1944). The study that evidenced an heat requirement of the studied cultivars variable from 1625 degree-days (cv Fiano) to 2011 degree-days (Bianca Zita), adds an other step to the acquaintance of the Campania grapevine patrimony.


Publication date: February 15, 2022

Issue: Terroir 2002

Type: Article



*Dipartimento d’Arboricoltura, Botanica e Patologia Vegetale, Università degli Studi di Napoli, “Federico II”. Via Alessandro Scarlatti, 110, 80129-Napoli

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Cépages, exigence de chaleur
Grapevines, thermal needs


IVES Conference Series | Terroir 2002


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