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Froelich Gustav Adolf

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

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