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Term used for a vine's branches, while they are young and pliable

Canes

2

Term for the portion of the vine that includes branches, leaves, and fruit

Canopy

3

Term use for the process where an unrooted cutting is inserted into the trunk of an existing vine

Field Grafting

4

Age at which a grapevine begins to decline in vigor

20 years

5

Ideal degrees of latitude for commercial viticulture

Between 30 and 50 degrees

6

Minimum temperature required for budbreak

50 degrees F

7

Ideal weather conditions for flowering   

Warm and dry (rain or wind can hinder fertilization)

8

Term used for the transition from flower to berry   

Berry set or Fruit set

9

Condition where many flowers do not develop into grapes    

Coulure ("Shatter")

10

Abnormal fruit set resulting in many small, seedless berries in the grape bunches 

 Millerandage

11

The ripening of the grapes   

Veraison

12

Typical time period from bud break to harvest    

140 to 160 days

13

The process by which sunlight is used by the vine to create sugar?   

Photosynthesis

14

Process by which water evaporates through the openings in the vine's leaves 

 Transpiration

15

Process by which sugars are broken down and used by the vine as energy   

Respiration

16

Process by which materials are moved from one area of a plant to another    

Translocation

17

French term for the combined natural factors of a vineyard 

 Terroir