Table 1

Influence of cluster thinning (CT) on yield component and berry composition at harvest.

Yield/

vine

(kg)

Cluster/

vine

(n)

Cluster

weight

(g)

Berry

weight

(g)

Leaf

area/

vine

(m2)

Leaf

area/

yield

(m2/kg)

°Brix

TA

(g/L)

pH


C

6.3 a

16 a

386

2.37

3.84

0.6 b

20.8 b

7.6 a

3.4 b


CT

2.9 b

8 b

353

2.24

3.43

1.2 a

22.7 a

6.8 b

3.5 a


Significancezy

*

*

ns

ns

ns

*

*

*

*


z Means separated within columns by the Student-Newman-Keuls test (n = 12 except for Brix, TA and pH were n = 3).

y *, significant at p ≤ 0.05; ns, not significant.

Pastore et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:631   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-631

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