Term for the young shoot of a plant. The young one-year-old shoot (Lotte, lap) of the vine develops in spring from the winter eyes of the biennial wood. Depending on the number of remaining after the winter cut eyes or the length of the one-year wood is called rod, Strecker or cones (see below arc ). The productive development phase of the vine begins in March to April with the expulsion, To the Nodien (Nodes) of the shoots are in succession leaves. inflorescences (Batches or later grapes), tendrils and epicormic shoot, as well as shoot buds formed for future shoots. A vigorous drive is characterized by thick nodes and long internodes between the nodes). The shoot length is determined by the number of nodes (up to 20) and the length of the internodes. The always one sheet opposite ring-shaped tendrils are attachment organs.