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defoliation (GB)
See below Defoliation,

This measure (also Blattschnitt, summer cut) in the vineyard is possibly carried out several times. There will be a limited number of Scroll removed from the grape zone. The measure is recommended for short-leaved, dense foliage grape varieties with compact, dichtbeerigen Grapes and skins, for example Pinot Noir. Gewurztraminer. Kerner. Müller-Thurgau and Scheurebe (Seedling 88). The defoliation promotes the air circulation in the grape zone, so that the grapes dry after rain much faster. As a result, the ripening fruit before premature Botrytis protected. You start defoliation two to three weeks after...

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