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Viticulture around the world is based on a small number of different grapevine varieties, many of which have been cultivated for hundreds of years.

Biotechnology offers the potential to improved established varieties by targeted genetic modification with genes to provide resistance to pests and to improve berry quality.

(other authors include M Thomas, N S Scott, I Dry, C Davies, T Franks, P Boss, P B Hoj and R van Heeswijck)

Application of gene technology in viticulture

1999, Conference paper – see description

csiro 1375

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