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Putting vines to the water test

CSIRO Media Release – 14 December 2009
Ref 09/220
Photosynthesis and conductance being measured simultaneously in well-watered Cabernet Sauvignon vines during hot weather The use of dendrometers allows small changes in trunk diameter to be monitored throughout the growing season.

Image credit – Everard Edwards, CSIRO

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High-temperatures during deficit irrigation resulted in these Cabernet Sauvignon berries losing water and becoming shrivelled.

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