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Course Catalog > Grape and Wine > Texas Tech Viticulture Certificate Program Cohort 2023

Canopy Management & Crop Load Management   

Review of the characteristics of a desirable grapevine canopy and effects of excessive or deficient canopy on vine health and fruit quality and yield.  The concept of a balanced grapevine will be introduced and consequences of imbalanced addressed.  Assessment of canopy vigor will be discussed and methods of canopy management reviewed including shoot thinning, shoot positioning, leaf pulling, and hedging.  Methods for estimating crop load will be reviewed and thinning techniques for adjusting yield will be discussed.

  • Canopy Management & Crop Load Management
  • Fee: $600.00
    Dates: 9/15/2023 - 7/15/2025
    Location: Online and TTU-Fredericksbrug
    Instructor: Kirk Williams
    CEUs: 3
    Contact Hours: 30
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    This section is for the 2023 Cohort Only.

    Refund Policy: Full refunds available up to 8 weeks after registration. A refund (minus 5% service fee) available before commencement of class.


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