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Winegrowing 2 (6 points)


Leader: Dr Mary Cole

Peninsula Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Peninsula Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Soil management: amelioration, cultivation, herbicides, sod culture, cover crops, frost control, nutrition; Pruning: methods, alternatives, demonstration, and assessment of pruning level; Pests and Disease: identification, effect on wine quality, ideal conditions for, and control of; Operation and maintenance of equipment; Wine characteristics: type, flavour profiling, smell, climate influence, varietal characteristics, faults and their causes and prevention; Vineyeard tour and inspection; Health and legal issues associated with alcohol consumption.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 40% + Two Assignments (2000 words each): 20% each + Practicals: 10% + Tour report: 10%

Prerequisites: ASC4717, ASC5716

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