The battle to contain grapevine yellows

Grapevine yellows caused by flavescence dorée is a problem that has afflicted the Veneto for many years now.

The battle to contain it is very complicated when you are an organic grower.

One of the things that helps us to combat it and to take action at the right moment is the monitoring of the vectors (in other words, the carriers; in this case, the leafhopper).

This year, the Center for Viticultural Research will be helping us. A few days ago, they began counting the number of leafhoppers (Scaphoideus titanus)

Posted today on Bele Casel’s Facebook by grape grower Luca. Click the link for more images.

Author: Bele Casel

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