958142 Viticulture - practices

Exercise and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Griesser, Michaela , Linhart, Lea , Forneck, Astrid , Harm, Andreas , Herrera, Jose Carlos , Kührer, Erhard
Offered in
Sommersemester 2021
Languages of instruction
Deutsch, Englisch


Practical demonstration of the work in the vineyard with a focus on sustainable practices. The course will include -when possible- excursion/visits to wine producers
- training system and pruning methods,
- vineyard planning and new plantation
- soil analysis and fertilization
- organic viticulture and cover-crop management
- disease diagnosis and risk management
- canopy management
- ampelography
- berry ripening analysis

Previous knowledge expected

lecture Viticulture

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- decide and perform pruning to various training systems,
- can describe a vineyard area and their location,
- can assess diseases in grapevines,
- can apply and take measures to canopy management and selective harvest,
- ca decide soil management practices
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.