Varietal innovation

What is varietal creation?

What is varietal creation?

From clonal selection to variety creation: a change of direction for the IFV’s Plant Material Centre

What is clonal selection?

What is clonal selection?

Clonal selection is a means of evaluating the agronomic, sanitary and oenological characteristics of a certain number of strains

What is molecular ampelography?

What is molecular ampelography?

Modern genotyping and DNA analysis techniques have revolutionised ampelography. They allow varieties to be distinguished without waiting for the plants to develop.

Imaging grapevine trunk diseases

Imaging grapevine trunk diseases

New, non-destructive imaging techniques are being used to gain a better understanding of the impact of the fungi involved in grapevine trunk decay phenomena.