VIEN 2610

VIEN 2610

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course is designed to develop the relevant skills required for pre-harvest, harvest, and post-harvest management in a winegrape vineyard. Focused on hands-on, active learning, students will spend significant time in the Cornell University vineyards.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: VIEN 1104, one semester introductory biology, one semester introductory chemistry.

  • Examine the implementation and outcomes of different harvest strategies
  • Describe the complex process of determining harvest timing
  • Apply basic chemistry and biology principles to viticultural & enological techniques used around harvest
  • Record and use harvest statistics
  • Examine the effects and control strategies of key pests and diseases
  • Assess the status of a vineyard going into dormancy
  • Understand basic tractor operation and maintenance

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17842 VIEN 2610   LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: VIEN 1104, one semester biology, one semester chemistry

  • 17843 VIEN 2610   LAB 401