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1

The flowers of nearly all commercial grape varieties are hermaphrodite, that is, they contain both (blank) and (blank) organs within the same flower.

Male and Female

2

A (blank) occurs when pollen from one grape variety is used to fertilize ovules (eggs) of a different variety of the same species.

Hybrid

3

Some (blank) such as (blank) (Pinot Noir x Cinsault) in South Africa are long established in the vineyards of the world.

Hybrids
Pinotage

4

The only way to ensure that one vine has the same characteristics as another is to take a (blank) and allow it ti grow into a new vine.

Cutting

5

Seyval Blanc is a crossing?

False
Seyval Blanc is a hybrid

6

Rhine Riesling, Laski Rizling and Olasz Riesling are alternative names for the same grape variety.

False

7

The Gulf Stream has a warming effect on the climate of Western Europe?

True

8

A maritime climate where most of the the rainfall occurs in winter is known as a Mediterranean Climate.

True

9

A severe winter frost may damage the graft and cause the death of a vine.

True

10

Couloure causes the vine leaves to turn yellow and reduces photosynthesis.

False.
Chlorosis is the cause.

11

Guyot is an example of spur pruning.

False.
Guyot is an example of cane prunning.

12

Both grey and noble rot are caused by botrytris cinerea.

True

13

Downey mildew is caused by a fungus native to Europe.

False

14

The grape harvest in France usually takes place about 100 days after the vine has flowered.

True

15

The principal advantage of machine harvesting is speed.

True

16

Baume and Oechsie are both measurements of must weight.

True

17

In cold climates grape must often needs to be acidified.

False

18

In marginal climates the harvest often takes place at night.

False

19

Saignee is a technique used to make rose wines.

True

20

Wines made by Carbonic Maceration usually age well.

false

21

Large casks have a more marked effect on the flavour of wine than small casks.

False

22

Oak chips can be used to give flavour to inexpensive wines.

True

23

Red wines are generally bottled much younger than whites.

False

24

The term used when the flowers do not set?

Couloure