Grapevine Breeding Programs for the Wine Industry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781782420750, 9781782420804

Grapevine Breeding Programs for the Wine Industry

1st Edition

Editors: Andrew Reynolds
eBook ISBN: 9781782420804
Hardcover ISBN: 9781782420750
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 22nd April 2015
Page Count: 466
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Table of Contents

  • Related titles
  • List of contributors
  • Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition
  • Part One. Common Issues in Grapevine Breeding
    • 1. Traditional grapevine breeding techniques
      • 1.1. Introduction
      • 1.2. Procedures in cross breeding
      • 1.3. Limitations for cross breeding
      • 1.4. Future perspectives of cross breeding
    • 2. Molecular grapevine breeding techniques
      • 2.1. Introduction
      • 2.2. Technical outline
      • 2.3. Relevance and role in current and future scientific and commercial work
      • 2.4. Future trends
      • 2.5. Conclusions
      • 2.6. Sources of further information and advice
  • Part Two. European Grape Breeding Programs
    • 3. Grapevine breeding in Austria
      • 3.1. Introduction to the Austrian situation
      • 3.2. Professional bodies, research, and interest groups
      • 3.3. Purpose of grapevine breeding
      • 3.4. Today’s cultivars and their genetic background
      • 3.5. Ancient donor vines and their key role
      • 3.6. Diversity of grapevines and grapevine families
      • 3.7. Wild vines and their link to actual genotypes
      • 3.8. Newly crossed varieties of recent years
      • 3.9. Future perspectives for new varieties
      • 3.10. Molecular tools for grapevine breeding
      • 3.11. Transgenic vines
    • 4. Grapevine breeding in France – a historical perspective
      • 4.1. Introduction
      • 4.2. The breeders
      • 4.3. Naming the French hybrids
      • 4.4. Conclusions
    • 5. Grapevine breeding programmes in Germany
      • 5.1. Introduction
      • 5.2. Clonal selection
      • 5.3. Cross-breeding
      • 5.4. Rootstock breeding
      • 5.5. Individual breeding programmes and institutes
      • 5.6. Private grape breeders in Germany
      • 5.7. Concluding remarks
    • 6. Grapevine breeding in Hungary
      • 6.1. Introduction
      • 6.2. Rootstock breeding
      • 6.3. Breeding table grape varieties
      • 6.4. The breeding of wine grape varieties
      • 6.5. Clonal selection
      • 6.6. Maintenance and use of varieties
      • 6.7. Ampelography
      • 6.8. Hungarian grape breeders
    • 7. Grapevine breeding programs in Italy
      • 7.1. Introduction
      • 7.2. The major ongoing grapevine breeding programs in Italy
    • 8. Grapevine breeding programmes in Portugal
      • 8.1. Introduction
      • 8.2. Early grapevine breeding efforts in Portugal
      • 8.3. Widespread selection of ancient wine grape varieties in Portugal
      • 8.4. Methodological innovation phase
      • 8.5. Emergence of genetic erosion and strategies to counteract it
      • 8.6. Stakeholders and the organizational structure of diversity management in Portugal
    • 9. Grapevine breeding and clonal selection programmes in Spain
      • 9.1. Introduction
      • 9.2. Clonal selection in Spain
      • 9.3. Breeding of new grapevine varieties in Spain
      • 9.4. Future prospects
      • 9.5. Sources of further information
    • 10. Grapevine breeding in Central and Eastern Europe
      • 10.1. Introduction
      • 10.2. Evaluation of grapevine gene sources as a basis of successful breeding and selection
      • 10.3. Rootstock breeding and selection in the Central European region
      • 10.4. Breeding and selection of wine grape cultivars of Vitis vinifera L.
      • 10.5. Breeding and selection of cultivars showing an increased resistance to fungal diseases and winter frosts
      • 10.6. Breeding and selection of table grapevine cultivars
  • Part Three. Grape Breeding Programs in the New World
    • 11. Grapevine breeding programs in Brazil
      • 11.1. Introduction
      • 11.2. Germplasm banks
      • 11.3. Brazilian grapevine breeding programs
      • 11.4. Future trends
      • 11.5. Sources of further information and advice
    • 12. Grapevine breeding in China
      • 12.1. General introduction to the grape and wine industry in China
      • 12.2. History and major viticultural areas in China
      • 12.3. Wild Vitis germplasm and utilization in China
      • 12.4. Grape-breeding programmes in China
      • 12.5. Conclusions and future trends
    • 13. Grapevine breeding in Canada
      • 13.1. Grape breeding in Ontario
      • 13.2. Grape breeding in British Columbia: the grape breeding programme in Summerland, British Columbia
      • 13.3. Grape breeding in Nova Scotia
      • 13.4. Conclusions
    • 14. Grapevine breeding in the Eastern United States
      • 14.1. Cultivar selection in the nineteenth century
      • 14.2. Breeding programme at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (Cornell University)
      • 14.3. Table grapes
      • 14.4. Wine grapes
      • 14.5. Molecular breeding
      • 14.6. Conclusions
    • 15. Western United States grapevine breeding
      • 15.1. Introduction
      • 15.2. Grapevine breeding at public institutions
      • 15.3. Grapevine breeding programmes within private companies
    • 16. Grapevine breeding in the Southern United States
      • 16.1. Introduction
      • 16.2. Southern US grape industry perspective
      • 16.3. Breeding grapevines for the Southern US
      • 16.4. Cultivar development
      • 16.5. Southern grape breeding programs
      • 16.6. Future trends
    • 17. Grapevine breeding in the Midwest
      • 17.1. Introduction
      • 17.2. Minnesota
      • 17.3. Wisconsin
      • 17.4. Nebraska
      • 17.5. South Dakota
      • 17.6. North Dakota
      • 17.7. Missouri
      • 17.8. Illinois
      • 17.9. Conclusions
  • Index

Description

Grapevine Breeding Programs for the Wine Industry: Traditional and Molecular Techniques summarizes recent trends in grapevine breeding, both in terms of research and practical programs. The first group of chapters covers the challenges faced by breeders and existing and emerging techniques used to combat them. Two further groups of chapters focus on grapevine breeding programs in different wine-producing countries around the world. With authoritative contributions from experts across the world’s winemaking regions, this book will be an essential reference for all those involved in viticulture and oeneology wanting to explore new methods, understand different approaches and refine existing practices.

Key Features

  • Covers challenges faced by breeders
  • Highlights grapevine breeding programs in different wine-producing countries
  • Contributions from experts across the world’s winemaking regions

Readership

Grapevine breeders, wine industry R&D managers, academic researchers and postgraduate students in grapevine breeding and wine science.


Details

No. of pages:
466
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781782420804
Hardcover ISBN:
9781782420750

Awards

  • Gourmand Wine And Drinks Awards 2016 – Cookbooks, W1-10 Professional category, Shortlisted, Gourmand


Reviews

"...summarizes the most recent trends of research, associated with its practical applications, carried out in different European areas and in new producing countries with the assistance of various experts from different wine regions of the world." --Vit.En.


About the Editors

Andrew Reynolds Editor

Prof. Reynolds has had a long and distinguished career in Oenology. His career has included a position as Research Scientist for Agriculture Canada in British Columbia and, since 1997, a faculty position at Brock University. He is well known for his research into canopy management, the impacts of site and soil on flavour, irrigation and water relations, geomatics and the use of GPS/GIS and remote sensing for studying terroir. He is the author of over a hundred published articles and has been the editor of two award-winning titles on wine science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Brock University, Canada