Leaf removal in wine grapes: a case study in extending research to the field
AuthorsRobert A. Pence
James I. Grieshop
Authors AffiliationsR. A. Pence is Postgraduate Researcher, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis; J. I. Grieshop is Specialist, Department of Applied Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis.
Hilgardia 45(6):28-30. DOI:10.3733/ca.v045n06p28. November 1991.
Leaf removal reduces pesticide use in California wine grapes. This preliminary study estimates the extent of that reduction and examines some reasons why leaf removal made the successful transition from applied research to production-scale field use.
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