Bud Hardiness Jan 16-18, 2018

Date: 
January, 2018

Attached is the Winter Grape Bud Hardiness results for Mid January.  The hardiness levels were determined as average lethal temperature exotherms (LTE) measured on buds of several varieties by region collected on January 16th and 18th in the Okanagan Valley, Note: A power outage on Wednesday January 17th evening interrupted the freezer program causing a loss of the LTE tests.  The majority of Wednesday test sites were re-sampled and tested on Thursday, January 18th.

Prepared by Brad Estergaard, Viticulture Research Technician
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada / Government of Canada