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evaporation

Latin term (evaporation) for the evaporation of water or other liquids and transition to the gaseous state. When cultivating plants, the evaporation of the water to understand from the ground. A balanced scale is important and depends on the weather or weather conditions climate (Sun, temperature, wind, precipitation etc.), depending on the soil and the amount of leaves and can already vary in the vineyard, and often from vineyard to vineyard. A is ideal soil type which counteracts excessive evaporation. What is important is a balanced relationship between Water storage capacity and water discharge, Also about that leaves evaporation, called transpiration, is ongoing.

With excessive water supply and high humidity it comes to guttation, Insufficient evaporation due to, for example, wet leaves or grapes can fungal diseases to lead. This is prevented by cutting off shoots and leaves near the grapes and thus more light. Also the loss of wine through leakage through the wooden pores of barrels or loss in a bottle (due to damaged corks) is called evaporation (see also under filling level ). The sum or the result of perspiration and evaporation is called evapotranspiration,

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