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Digital tools for canopy management to increase competitiveness

Australian grape growers have access to a free app called VitiCanopy, which characterises canopy architecture with geotagged data across a vineyard to provide tools for vineyard management. This investment will expand the modules associated with VitiCanopy to increase flexibility, generate accurate data for different training systems and vine densities and assess pruning weights. An important aim is to provide information on the potential links between canopy architecture, vine balance and berry/wine non-volatile and volatile chemical composition, sensory attributes and quality for different varieties, training systems and wine regions using machine learning methods.

Project date

1 Jul 2018-30 Jun 2022
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Principal investigator

Collins, Cassandra

Research organisation

The University of Adelaide (UA)

Project led by

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Fruits Other rural industries Wine

Wine Australia

Wine Australia helps foster and encourage profitable, resilient and sustainable Australian winegrape and wine businesses by investing in research and …

Multiple industries
Fruits Other rural industries Wine
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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Industries

Sustainabilities

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