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Shy Georg

The German vine grower and winegrower Justus Georg Scheu (1879-1949) received a horticultural training in Hanover and worked as a horticultural technician in Munich and Schierstein. Subsequently completed an education at the teaching and research institute in Geisenheim and at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Bromberg. From 1909 he worked as a county consultant for viticulture and orchards at the State Institute of Vine Breeding in Alzey in the region Rheinhessen. Here he dealt intensively with the selection, crossing and breeding from varieties He is also with many Wild vines experimented. The very successful Scheurebe is his best known creation and was also named after him. Other new breeds are AZ 15477. Faberrebe. Huxelrebe. chancellor. Regner. Septimer. Siegerrebe. Thurling and Würzer,

The aptitude tests and applications for variety protection led his successor Dr. Eduard carpenter (1907-1993). Shy also dealt with the Jungfeldaufzucht and with vine diseases such as Leaf roll disease in which he virus recognized as cause and chlorosis, In many publications he passed on his knowledge to the winemakers. In 1991, a memorial stone with bronze bust was erected in Alzey. In 2000, the town of Alzey donated the Georg Scheu badge as a wine culture award to individuals or institutions with special merits in wine and wine culture.

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