Observations on Some Vine Diseases in Sonoma Country, California (Paperback)
This book contains a vintage guide to a variety of grapevine diseases common in California, complete with experiment results, handy tips, simple directions, historical information, and much more. Profusely illustrated and full of invaluable information, this volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in growing grapes, and it is not to be missed by the discerning collector. Contents include: "The Red-Leaf Disease", "Description of the Disease and its Relationships", "Effects of Disease on the Fruit", "Effect of the Disease on the Shoots", "The Relationships of the Red-Lead Disease", "Resemblance between the Red-Leaf Disease and the Folletage", "Results of Winter and Summer Spraying Experiments", et cetera. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on winemaking.