Research Update from Summerland Research & Development Center Wine Grape Research. Pat Bowen and Carl Bogdanoff, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada. June 2019
Another Type of Cold Damage
Pat Bowen and Carl Bogdanoff of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada discuss grapevine cold damage: winter freeze damage to buds or wood tissues; and spring frost damage to green shoots. This spring, many vineyards appeared to have suffered winter freeze damage, even though over-winter temperatures did not dip to below vine-lethal levels.