"Viticoltura di qualità" di M. Fregoni – Ed. L'Informatore Agrario, 1998.
"Manuale di Viticoltura" di A. Palliotti, S. Poni, O. Silvestroni - Edagricole, 2018.
"La nuova Viticoltura" di A. Palliotti, S. Poni, O. Silvestroni - Edagricole, 2015.
OTHER MATERIAL on MOODLE
Slides of the lessons; video + audio with comments of the slides.
The course plans to acquire: (1) essential operations in the design and management of the vineyard; (2) skills on the cultural needs most closely linked to the quality of production (e.g. nutrition, irrigation, soil cultivation technique); (3) the ability to design a vineyard.
Courses recommended: Botany, Agronomy, General viticulture.
Frontal lessons and field visits.
Alternatively, during the CORONAVIRUS emergency period, e-learning by audio-video lessons and weekly meetings on MEET.
Frequency of lectures, practice and lab: although not compulsory, is strongly recommended.
Type of Assessment
Oral examination. The questions will be formulated so as to verify that the student, in addition to the acquisition of specific knowledge, has also acquired the ability to elaborate and correlate the issues addressed during the course.
Planting of the vineyard (identification of the area, soil levelin and analysis, choice of the plant density, fertilizing).
Propagation of the vine with particular regard to the techniques used by modern viticultural nursery (stock plants, forcing the grafts cuttings, rooting in the field, eradication and sales).
Pruning and forms of training (with practical lessons on cordon pruning).
Mineral nutrition and irrigation (management and techniques).
Harvest (manual and mechanical).
Cultivation techniques of the soil (tillage, grassing, mulching, weeding).
Elements of ampelography.