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Spur-pruning cordon for ‘Barbera’ vines in Piedmont


The traditional pruning system in Piedmont (North-West Italy) is the Guyot system; it requires trained personnel, difficult to find, and it does not permit the mechanization of winter pruning, thus it is very expensive. An alternative technique that could allow the reduction of the vineyard management costs could be the spur-pruning which is simpler to perform and fully mechanized.
Publication date: July 3, 2024

Issue: Macrowine 2010

Type: Article


Silvia GUIDONI1, Daniele DELLAVALLE2, Fabrizio TORCHIO3, Luca ROLLE3, Vincenzo GERBI3

1Dipartimento Colture Arboree – Università di Torino; via L. da Vinci 44, 10095 Grugliasco, TO, I.

2 Vignaioli Piemontesi S.c.a., Via Alba, 15, 12050 Castagnito, CN, I.

3Di.Va.P.R.A.- Settore Microbiologia Agraria e Tecnologie Alimentari, Università di Torino, via L. da Vinci 44, 10095 Grugliasco, TO, I.

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Vitis vinifera, pruning, vigour, ripening, winemaking


IVES Conference Series | Macrowine | Macrowine 2010


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