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Group Title: Research Report - Leesburg ARC ; WG78-1
Title: Grape varieties recommended for Florida.
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Title: Grape varieties recommended for Florida.
Series Title: Research Report - Leesburg ARC ; WG78-1
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Mortensen, J. A.
Publisher: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. University of Florida
Publication Date: 1978
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Subject: Grape Varieties
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States -- Florida -- Leesburg
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GRAPE VARIETIES RECOMMENDED FOR FLORIDA


by J. A. Mortensen

Agricultural Research Center, Leesburg


Grape variety tests have been conducted by Agricultural Research
Centers at Leesburg, Fort Pierce, Live Oak, Hastings, Jay, and
recently at Monticello. Results from these tests indicate that 5
bunch grape and 12 muscadine grape varieties should be recommended
to grape growers in Florida.

Characteristics of 17 grape varieties recommended for Florida.


Bunch Grapes


Lake Emerald
Stover
Blue Lake
Liberty
Roucaneuf

Bronze
Muscadines
Dixie
Fry (female)4
Higgins (female)
Welder

Black
Muscadines
Albemarle
Chief
Cowart
Hunt (female)
Jumbo (female)
Magoon
Noble
Southland

1 Vine vigor: 1
excellent.


Yield
(tons/
acre)


3.8
4.1
5.9
2.5
4.3



7.1
4.9
4.7
5.6



3.3
6.4
4.4
6.73
4.2
7.5
4.6
7.0


Berry
size
(g)-


1.8
2.3
2.0
3.2
2.4



5.2
9.5
8.4
3.9


5.1
4.1
7.4
5.0
8.8
3.7
3.5
5.9


Vine
vigorl


5
4
5
4
3


4.2
3.5
4.4
4.4



3.6
4.1
3.3
5.0
4.4
3.3
3.8
4.0


Mech.
harvest2


med.
diff.
diff.
yes


yes
yes
med.
diff.
med.
yes
med.
yes


= poor, 2 = fair, 3 = medium, 4 =


Dry
scar
(%)


Ripening
date avg.

7/27
7/4
7/18
7/12
7/1


8/23
8/24
8/30
8/22


8/22
9/3
8/21
8/27
8/31
8/29
8/17
8/29


good, 5 =


2 Mech. harvest: yes = suitable, med. = barely suitable, dinl.
difficult, no = hand harvest necessary.
3 Recommended for South Florida only; yields in Central Florida
average 2.2 tons per acre.
4 Females require a self-fertile vine within 25 feet as a
pollinator. ....


Leesburg ARC Research Report-WG78-l
450 copies
January 11, 1978


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Main Uses for 17 Grape Varieties Recommended for Florida

UsesI
Juice
Fresh Pick-ur & Home
Bunch Grapes (green) market own Wine Jelly Garden

Lake Emerald x xx x
Stover xxx xx xxx xx

Bunch Grapes (purple)

Blue Lake xx x xxx xx

Bunch Grapes (red)

Liberty x xx xx x xx
Roucaneuf x x x

Muscadine Grapes (bronze)

Dixie x xxx xx xxx
Fry2 x xxx xxx
Higgins2 xxx x x
Welder x xx xxx xx

Muscadine Grapes (black)

Albemarle x x xx
Chief x x xx x
Cowart xx xxx xxx
Hunt2 xx x x x
Jumbo2 xx xx x
Magoon xxx xxx x x xx
Noble x xxx xxx xx
Southland xxx xxx x x xxx


1 Three x's indicate highly suitable, two x's suitable, one x
acceptable, and blank space indicates not recommended for
the purpose indicated at column head.
2 Female variety, requiring a pollinator variety nearby.









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