[NAFEX] Grapes?

Hal Love lovehd at comcast.net
Fri Sep 3 14:40:49 EDT 2004


I would guess the cause is either over-cropping or under-pollination. A
slightly lower average temperature would probably only delay ripening a bit.
Were there twice as many grapes as usual? If not, how many seeds are present
per berry and how does this compare to normal?

Hal
z6b, TN


----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Olenio" <tolenio at sentex.net>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Cc: "Dunn, Bert" <helbert at idirect.com>
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2004 9:15 AM
Subject: [NAFEX] Grapes?


> Hi,
>
> This season my grapes (St. Croix, Eona) are smaller than currants.  They
> are usually twice as large.
>
> Is the loss of 1 to 1.5 degrees of summer heat (June, July, August) enough
> to affect grapes crops?
>
> The size is hardly worth picking.  I bet there will be a bumper crop of
> raspberry bugs (beer bugs) mixed in with them too.
>
> Opinions?
>
> Tom
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