951334 Vine nutrition

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Manschadi, Ahmad M.
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


•Introduction - Nutrient acquisition and translocation (biomembranes and selectivity of nutrient uptake, mechanisms of xylem and phloem loading/unloading)
•Functions of macro- and micronutrients in grapevine
•Fertilisation of grapevines

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Following the completion of this lecture on grapevine nutrition, the students will:
•explain the mechanisms involved in the selective uptake of mineral nutrients by grapevine roots;
•describe the physiological functions of macro- and micro- nutrients;
•identify the major deficiency symptoms of mineral nutrients in grapevine;
•describe the contribution of arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis to grapevine nutrition;
•develop site-specific optimum fertilisation practices for grapevine.
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