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EV 101
Establishing a Vinifera Vineyard


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:20


Description
Designed as an introduction to the processes of establishing a vineyard. Emphasis on site selection, vine varieties, soil preparation, planting methods, vineyard layout, and equipment requirements. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EV 107, Viticulture Practicum I.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Historical perspective of genus Vitis.
  • Plan and equip a new vineyard.
  • Critical site selection elements: heat units, soils, slopes, micro- climates, and crop history.
  • Irrigation methods and timing for grapes.
  • Propagate grape vines.
  • Post-planting care: pest control and cover crops.

  • Course Topics
  • Importance of grape world
  • Grape botany: genus, species, history, taxonomy
  • Costs
  • Grape varietal review
  • Site selection
  • Irrigation
  • Climate
  • Soils
  • Site preparation and planting
  • Phylloxera, Rootstocks and DHP's
  • Training and Trellising
  • Propagation
  • Cover crops
  • Grafting
  • Yield estimates

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EV 101
    Winter 2014
    0317
    Jeffrey Popick
    EV 101
    Winter 2012
    0317
    Jeffrey Popick
    EV 101
    Spring 2007
    0334
    Stan Clarke
    EV 101
    Fall 2004
    2732
    Stanley Clarke
    EV 101
    Fall 2003
    2732
    Stanley Clarke


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.