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Vines systematics

The grapevine becomes according to the botanical taxonomy (hierarchical system) according to the lower table in the organism system. There are different systems with sometimes different grading or designations. Among other things, was by Professor dr. Bernhard Husfeld (1900-1970), the director of the institute Geilweilerhof (Siebeldingen-Pfalz), a widely recognized system. Another was in 1967 by the French Ampelographen Pierre Galet (* 1921) developed.


The following classification is based on a modern plant system. In this regard, valuable information was provided by University Professor dr. Manfred A. Fischer (Department of Botanical Systematics and Evolutionary Research, Faculty of Life Sciences of the University of Wien , Austria) and the German Diploma and Vine Researcher Andreas Young,

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