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Asians Vines

asiatique cépages (F)
asian cultivars (GB)
asiatico vitigni (I)

According to the geographical distribution of the Vitis wild species, the vine subgenus Vitis subg. Vitis is divided into a European, an Asian and an American group. The Asian vines comprise around 30 species, and a number of new species from China have been described in recent years. Significant Asian wild grapes are Vitis amurensis. Vitis coignetiae and Vitis ficifolia (also Vitis thunbergii). These mainly come in China. Japan and Korea in front. They are less important for winemaking, but because of their high level resistance against the toughest frost to minus 35 ° Celsius for new varieties Interesting. The DNA structure the Asian vine consists of 19 pairs of chromosomes (2n = 38), which is why they also work well with all of them Europeans Vines and American vines are crossable. See also under Vines systematics and Wild vines,

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