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Acadian improves cluster architecture and yield of Wine Grapes <ul><li>A three year Pinot Noir grape trial in San Luis Obi...
Acadian  on Wine Grapes 0816b Control 4/16/07  Acadian 4/16/07 Beginning early in the season, Acadian treated plants showe...
Acadian  on Wine Grapes 0816b Acadian 6-14-06 Control 6-14-06 Acadian applications showed a reduction in shatter - an incr...
Acadian on Wine Grapes 0816b Acadian treated bunches had more color and size uniformity. Acadian Control
Results Both early season rachis length and rachis length at veraison  were  longer in Acadian treated than in the Control...
Results 0816b Acadian treated vines had an increase in the number of berries per  bunch in   all three years.
Results Acadian treatment resulted in increased bunch weights of up to 54%.  0816b
Results In all three years Acadian treated vines yielded greater than the Control.  0816b
Results Assuming $3,100 per ton, Acadian increased revenue each year with year three showing an increase of revenue of $10...
Acadian  on Wine Grapes <ul><li>Acadian improves cluster architecture and yield of Pinot noir grapes. </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
Appendix
Trial Specifications <ul><li>Trial Information: </li></ul><ul><li>Objective :  To evaluate the  </li></ul><ul><li>effect o...
Usage Recommendations <ul><li>Apply Acadian at 1.5 quarts per acre (3.5 liters per hectare) at the following growth stages...
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Acadian Seaweed Trial on Pinot Noir

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This is information provided to me from Acadian Seaplants Limited. This is one trial they did on Pinot Noir and the effects of using thier Foliar Seaweed Spray product

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Acadian Seaweed Trial on Pinot Noir

  1. 2. Acadian improves cluster architecture and yield of Wine Grapes <ul><li>A three year Pinot Noir grape trial in San Luis Obispo, California confirms the positive effects of multi-year treatments of Acadian on decreasing shatter, and increasing rachis length and yield. </li></ul>0816b
  2. 3. Acadian on Wine Grapes 0816b Control 4/16/07 Acadian 4/16/07 Beginning early in the season, Acadian treated plants showed an increase in rachis length.
  3. 4. Acadian on Wine Grapes 0816b Acadian 6-14-06 Control 6-14-06 Acadian applications showed a reduction in shatter - an increase in the numbers of berries set per bunch.
  4. 5. Acadian on Wine Grapes 0816b Acadian treated bunches had more color and size uniformity. Acadian Control
  5. 6. Results Both early season rachis length and rachis length at veraison were longer in Acadian treated than in the Control. Rachis Length at Veraison 0816b
  6. 7. Results 0816b Acadian treated vines had an increase in the number of berries per bunch in all three years.
  7. 8. Results Acadian treatment resulted in increased bunch weights of up to 54%. 0816b
  8. 9. Results In all three years Acadian treated vines yielded greater than the Control. 0816b
  9. 10. Results Assuming $3,100 per ton, Acadian increased revenue each year with year three showing an increase of revenue of $1085 dollars per acre. 0816b
  10. 11. Acadian on Wine Grapes <ul><li>Acadian improves cluster architecture and yield of Pinot noir grapes. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early season rachis stretch and rachis length measured at veraison was longer in Acadian treated vines by up to 15% over the Control. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grapes were visually more uniform in both size and color within bunches and across vines. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acadian treatment over all three years resulted in an increase in berries per bunch and in turn, bunch weight itself. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yields were notably higher – up to 14% - meaning greater revenue of over $1000 per acre ($1085 per acre, $2679 per hectare) </li></ul></ul>0816b
  11. 12. Appendix
  12. 13. Trial Specifications <ul><li>Trial Information: </li></ul><ul><li>Objective : To evaluate the </li></ul><ul><li>effect of multi-year treatments </li></ul><ul><li>of Acadian on set, rachis </li></ul><ul><li>length and yield. </li></ul><ul><li>Location : San Luis Obispo, </li></ul><ul><li>CA, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Years : 2006 – 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Design : Randomized, </li></ul><ul><li>complete block with five </li></ul><ul><li>replicates </li></ul><ul><li>Variety : Pinot Noir </li></ul><ul><li>Trial Treatments: </li></ul><ul><li>Control : Grower standard </li></ul><ul><li>practices </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment : Grower standard </li></ul><ul><li>practices plus applications of </li></ul><ul><li>Acadian at 1.5 quarts per acre </li></ul><ul><li>(3.5 liters per hectare) at the </li></ul><ul><li>following growth stages: </li></ul><ul><li>4-6 inch shoot growth: foliar </li></ul><ul><li>One week after last application: soil </li></ul><ul><li>10-12 inch shoot growth (2-4 weeks pre-bloom): foliar </li></ul><ul><li>5 days pre-bloom: foliar and soil </li></ul><ul><li>‘ BB’ size berries (2-3 mm): foliar </li></ul><ul><li>Veraison (berry softening: foliar and soil </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006, a post harvest soil treatment was applied </li></ul>0816b
  13. 14. Usage Recommendations <ul><li>Apply Acadian at 1.5 quarts per acre (3.5 liters per hectare) at the following growth stages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-harvest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4-6 inch shoot growth: foliar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After the start of regrowth: 2- soil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10-12 inch shoot growth: foliar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 days pre-bloom: foliar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ BB’ sized berries (2-3 mm): foliar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Veraison: foliar and soil </li></ul></ul>0816b

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