Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Machine to disbud rootstocks: Adapted electric bench grinder facilitates disbudding grape cuttings before planting and avoids later growth of suckers

Author

C. J. Alley

Author Affiliations

C. J. Alley is Assistant Specialist in Viticulture, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 12(7):8-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n07p8. July 1958.

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Abstract

Thorough disbudding—removal of all unwanted buds, or eyes—of a root-stock cutting before rooting it in the nursery costs far less in both money and time than removing suckers after the vine has been planted in the vineyard.

Alley C. 1958. Machine to disbud rootstocks: Adapted electric bench grinder facilitates disbudding grape cuttings before planting and avoids later growth of suckers. Hilgardia 12(7):8-13. DOI:10.3733/ca.v012n07p8
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