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Froelich Gustav Adolf

The German winery owner Gustav Adolf Froelich (1847-1912) lived in the city of Edenkoben (Rhineland-Palatinate). He is considered a pioneer in viticulture because he was interested in new techniques at an early stage. He was the first to fight the real one mildew in his vineyards with sulfur and experimented with the fight against downy mildew by the Bordeaux mixture, He earned special merits from 1876 onwards through labeling, separate propagation and planting of single sticks of the variety Sylvaner and thus justified the clone selection at the breeding of vines in Germany. His Silvaner breeding was the first in 1925 vine in the breeding register of the DLG been registered. Froelich also created the new breed dark fields,

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