Research Report: Seedless table grape variety and training system evaluation, 2019

Several hardy seedless grape cultivars have been released within the last few decades. We have recently planted a research vineyard at the Agricultural Experiment Station in Durham, NH to compare eight table grape cultivars under two training systems: vertical-shoot positioning (VSP) and modified Munson (MM).

Our Objective: To identify table grape varieties that are well suited to production in NH, and to determine the optimum training system for these varieties. We have prepared a preliminary report that includes data on susceptibility to diseases, as well as yield and fruit quality information from 2019, the fifth year of growth. Access the full report for more details.