November 2011 Issue

Pay attention to vines at bloom

By |November 1st, 2011|

Cabernet Sauvignon with (left) and without nitrogen deficiency during bloom.
Markus Keller

To a casual observer, a cluster thick with [...]

Under-cover operation

By |November 1st, 2011|

Workers wrap a rolled-up rain cover in black plastic to protect it through the winter. It remains attached to [...]

Bloom heading can improve yields

By |November 1st, 2011|

A water deficit of as little as 0.1 or 0.2 of an inch can cause shriveled tendrils and poor [...]

Picker and sorter

By |November 1st, 2011|

Miguel Geronimo found himself testing the new harvester during his first season as an apple picker. He previously worked [...]