958141 Viticulture

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Forneck, Astrid
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


- History; Factos of Austrian and European Viticulture

- Terroir

- Vineyard establishment, Trellising systems

- Nutrition

- Soil

- Irrigation Management

- Plant protection

- Canopy Management

- Harvest

- Tropical Viticulture

- Organic Viticulture


Previous knowledge expected

Fundamentals of soil sciences, biology, botany.
Viticulture technology

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students :
- understand basic relations between the site and vine growth,
- understand the basic relations of the vine nutrition,
- are able to realize different production targets in vineyards,
- can plan vine plant and create education/growing systems,
- can make, based on soil and inventory diagnostic results, management decisions,
- can make decisions on crop management
- can make decisions for canopy and harvest management.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.