Grape phylloxera resource for Central Otago grape growers
The insect is variously called by the scientific names Phylloxera vitifoliae and Daktulosphaira vitifoliae. American and Australian authorities prefer the latter but British authorities the former. Similarly, it is known by the common names of grape phylloxera, phylloxera or grapevine louse. The first is the approved common name in New Zealand and the last should not be used since the insect is an aphid and not a louse. This aphid is a native of North America that has been spread into nearly every significant grape-growing region in the world. It has been present in New Zealand since the latter part of the 19th century and is known to affect grapes in Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Marlborough.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordsaphids; Central Otago; grape diseases; grape pests; grape phylloxera; Phylloxera vitifoliae; Daktulosphaira vitifoliae
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Palma, Benny A. (Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1980)Four-year-old grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivars Chasselas Doré, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Noir (two clones), and White Riesling growing in the experimental vineyard of Lincoln College were used to investigate the initiation ...
Department of Horticulture, Landscape and Parks (Lincoln College. Department of Horticulture, Landscape and Parks., 1981-06)In 1973 a small area of grapes was planted to evaluate the potential of Canterbury as a grape-growing district. At that stage, there was no significant commercial production of grapes in the South Island and it was ...
Gray, A. J. (Lincoln University, 1991)Over the past decade, the face of Canterbury viticulture has changed substantially. This dissertation documents those changes and ascertains why certain cultivars were planted in Canterbury. A systems study of the ...