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The South Australian Vinegrower's Manual; A Practical Guide to the Art of Viticulture in South Australia - Prepared Under Instructions from the Governm (Paperback) Loot Price: R475
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The South Australian Vinegrower's Manual; A Practical Guide to the Art of Viticulture in South Australia - Prepared Under...
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The South Australian Vinegrower's Manual; A Practical Guide to the Art of Viticulture in South Australia - Prepared Under Instructions from the Governm (Paperback)

George Sutherland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...still younger wood from which in the second, but not in the first ensuing year, a good crop of fruit might be obtained. Obviously the vinegrower who has to grow his shoots nff twoyear-old wood is in a bad plight, for he cannot hope for much fruit from that particular source until two years have passed away. The method of trellising and expanding the branches has been chosen for the purpose of elucidating this subject. not because it is chiefly practised in South Australia, for as a matter of fact the gooseberry style is far more in vogue, but because it lends itself to exhibiting in a clearer light the principles upon which, in pruning, the various parts of the vine should be left or removed. Whether the vine be trellised or made to support its own fruit, the tvo great objects of securing fruit-shoots for the current year an J woodshoots for the next succeeding year should be continually borne in mind. The maxim of the pruner as he goes through with the secateur in his hand should be, "Leave some for fruit and some for wood, and all the rest may go unless they are urgently required for growing wood for later year to replace that which has been accidentally lost." In the gooseberry style the object of securing fruit-shoots may be practically made the sole aim of the pruner in most parts of the colony, seeing that the growth of the vine is so luxuriant that the production of wood-shoots may be left to the natural efforts of the plant itself. Still, whether the object be to provide for the expansion of the vine under the trellising system or for its closer growth under that of the gooseberry style the rule should not be entirely lost sight of, and it may readily be understood on reference to the sketches on Plates 3 and 4. On the...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: George Sutherland
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-85840-1
Barcode: 9781230858401
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LSN: 1-230-85840-7

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