Water deficit effects on the molecular processes, physiology and quality of grapevine Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract: Water deficit is associated with multiple abiotic stresses, reducing yields for most crops and leading to economic losses worldwide. A large portion of the world wine production is located in regions suffering NDASH or expected to suffer NDASH from desertification. Whilst grapevine is relatively tolerant to water deficit, extended drought events accompanied by increased temperature can lead to decreased yield, alteration of fruit metabolism and quality. On the other hand, mild environmental stresses are known to …

publication date

  • April 21, 2013