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drought stress

See below water stress,

Description (French Sécheresse, also drought stress) for the state of a vine who lack for various reasons water suffers. In extreme cases this can lead to complete annihilation ( apoplexy ) to lead. However, certain grape varieties have one resistance against drought and drought developed. A balanced water balance in a vineyard is very important, too little water hurts as much as too much. A certain (mild) water stress can even be an advantage for the quality due to the lower yield. Essentially, two interacting components play a role in the water supply to the...

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