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EV 102
Maintaining a Vinifera Vineyard


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Provides the skills necessary for maintaining the vineyard from the point of dormancy through the harvest. Emphasizes crop monitoring techniques, pruning methods, bloom, vine manipulation, determining vine health, as well as the relationship that exists between the grower and the vintner. Prerequisite: Successful completion of EV 101.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Principles of quality grape production:
    1. Pruning.
    2. Suckering.
    3. Thinning.
    4. Canopy management.
  • Grape pests and their control.
  • Fertility and adequate water during the growing season.
  • Assess grape quality prior to harvest.
  • Grape bloom, pollination, and fertilization.
  • Grower/vintner relationship-contracted awareness.

  • Course Topics
  • Budbreak/early growth
  • Spring pests and diseases
  • Weed abatement
  • Frost mitigation
  • Powdery mildew disease cycle and control
  • Vine growth processes
  • Water status
  • Canopy management strategies and operations
  • Flowering and fertilization
  • More pests and diseases
  • Berry growth
  • Summer irrigation
  • Crop estimation
  • IPM and sustainable viticulture
  • Harvest parameters

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EV 102
    Spring 2014
    0580
    Jeffrey Popick
    EV 102
    Spring 2007
    0342
    Stan Clarke
    EV 102
    Spring 2004
    2733
    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.