Vineyard pruning completed in Crimea
Vineyards have been trimmed on an area of about thousand hectares, the total area of cropping this year will be more than 16 thousand hectares. Farmers plan to complete the work within 10 days. The wintering of the vineyards went well. Bud formation in grapes occurs during the entire growing season simultaneously with the growth of shoots. The most developed fruitful buds are formed in the middle part of the shoot, above 4-6 nodes from its base. According to the results of the monitoring, which was carried out by farm specialists, as well as scientists from leading scientific institutes and agrarian educational institutions, the yield potential developed by Crimean vineyards remains at a high level. In the future, much will depend on the weather conditions in which the grapes will bloom , — the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Crimea reported.
This year, state support to viticulture subjects of the republic will be provided in the amount of 680 million rubles. The area of planting vineyards in 680 year, according to the indicator for the state program, will be 800 hectares.