Preveraison Water Deficit Accelerates Berry Color Change in Merlot

Jose C. Herrera, Simone D. Castellarin - 12 Jun 2017

Here we present three years of observations (2011 to 2013) on the progression of color change in Merlot vines subjected to water deficit (WD) or irrigation (C) regimes.

How grapevines respond to water stress

By Tim Martinson and Alan Lakso - 15 Sep 2016

Moderate water stress at the right time can reduce vegetative growth and help vines achieve the appropriate balance between vegetative growth and fruit yield and quality. Severe water stress limits photosynthesis, and can delay ripening, reduce bud fruitfulness, reduce winter hardiness, and result in sudden vine collapse.

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