publication . Thesis . 2016

Evaluation of Nitrogen Management Schemes in Cover Cropped Vineyards

Moss, James Russell;
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  • Published: 06 Jun 2016
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Vineyards in the Eastern United States are often prone to excessive vegetative growth. In order to suppress excessive vine vigor, many viticulturists have employed cover cropping strategies. Cover crops provide a myriad of agronomic benefits, however they are known to compete with the vine for water and nutrients. Due to the widespread use of cover crops in Eastern vineyards, many vineyards experience nitrogen (N) deficiencies in both the vegetative vine tissue and yeast assimilable nitrogen (YAN) in the juice. Soil applications of calcium nitrate and foliar applications of urea were assessed as a means of vineyard N amelioration at cover cropped sites comprised...
free text keywords: Vitis vinifera, yeast assimilable nitrogen (YAN), chlorophyll content index (CCI), amino acids, ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), foliar urea
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