Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Selecting and breeding new grape varieties

Author

Harold P. Olmo

Author Affiliations

Harold P. Olmo is Professor, Emeritus, Department of Viticulture and Enology, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 34(7):23-24. DOI:10.3733/ca.v034n07p23. July 1980.

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Abstract

The first crosses to produce new grape varieties were made in 1931, 2 years after the University began the breeding project. During the past 50 years, over 300,000 vines of known parentage have been grown to the fruiting stage. The first new varieties were introduced in 1946.

Olmo H. 1980. Selecting and breeding new grape varieties. Hilgardia 34(7):23-24. DOI:10.3733/ca.v034n07p23
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