rootstocks

Selection of leafroll virus immune Ramsey

Researcher: Prof G Pietersen, Pathosolutions This project is co-funded by SATI and Raisins SA Aim and industry relevance: Using Ramsey (Vitis champini, formerly Salt creek), researchers aim to identify grapevine leafroll associated virus type 3 (GLRaV-3) immune,...

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Rootstock Cultivars in South Africa

The use of rootstocks became critical due to the devastating effects of Filloxera on Vitis vinifera roots. Rootstocks that were resistant to this pest were hence used in grafting vines in South Africa since 1872. The Institute for Grape and Wine Sciences published...

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