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hail (GB)
grêle (F)
grandine (I)
granizo (ES)
granizo (PO)

The in connection with thunderstorms occurring precipitation in the form of ice balls or lumps with a diameter of five to 50 millimeters (rarely larger) is created in rapidly rising, moist air currents. The hailstones can vary depending on the size leaves puncture or destroy completely and damage the shoot tips, which in extreme cases can lead to complete damage Defoliation can lead. If large parts of the foliage and thus the assimilation area are affected, the growth and development of the vine are impaired, which can also have an impact on the next harvest. Possible consequential damage from defoliation is, for example, due to sunburn caused grapes wilt,

Hail (> 0.5 cm), sleet (<0.5 cm) and gravel (<1 mm)

At the time of blossom the hail is particularly feared and leads to inadequate fertilization Verrieseln, In extreme cases, hail can completely destroy entire harvests in a short time. During the ripening period, a light hail can damage the berries, especially red grapes are sensitive. These injuries favor the infestation bacteria, Insect pests and mushrooms, Under certain weather conditions, that caused by a fungus can white rot (Hail disease) occur. See also other negative weather influences under drought. frost and wind, as well as general information on the subject under climate,

Hail damage from left to right: grape after hail, badly damaged grape, kinked bones

Hailstones: Image by Hilde Stockmann from Pixabay
Hail damage: SYNGENTA - Dr. Bernd Loskill, Syngenta Agro

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