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massive selection

Selection massale (F)

Designation (also field selection, French: selection massale; massale = mass) for the selection of certain vines with desired positive properties like earnings. Maturity date, Grape shape (e.g. loose- ) or resistance (e.g. frost. drought. mushrooms ) for the purpose of reproduction. These are also known as elite stock or mother vine and are determined by long-term observation. Depending on the number of sticks, this can be several to many in this vineyard. From the selected vines, brushwood is cut and matched documents grafted. This then replaces dead, sick or other vines to be removed. In this way you can gradually renew a vineyard.

In contrast, a single vine is selected in the clone breeding, which in one nursery then vegetatively propagated and is used in many vineyards. This form is used when a completely new vineyard is to be created and is widely used today. The vines in a vineyard are then genetically 100% dental, so to speak Clones, Critics of this form complain about the resulting loss of genetic diversity in such monocultures. That becomes one by using different clones vine taken into account in a vineyard. See also under breeding,

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