New Viticulture Techniques (i+vid)

Group members: 
Fernando Martínez de Toda Fernández: 
Catedrático de Viticultura. Universidad de La Rioja
Collaborator researchers: 
Wei Zheng: 
Jesús García Martín: 
Estudiante de Máster
Pedro Balda Manzanos: 
Juan Carlos Sancha González: 
Reserach lines:

1.- New methods of estimation and control of grape quality

2.- New techniques in relation to climatic change
2.1.- Delayed grape ripeness techniques
2.2.- Decreased alcohol level wine techniques

3.- New techniques in relation to el material vegetal
3.1.- Grape vine biodiversity resources
3.2.- “New” minority grape varieties

4.- New techniques to decrease production costs

Highlighted Publications:

ZHENG, W., DEL GALDO, V., GARCÍA, J., BALDA, P., MARTÍNEZ DE TODA, F. (2016) Minimal Pruning as a Tool to Delay Fruit Maturity and to Improve Berry Composition Under Climate Change. Am, J. Enol. Vitic. (in press)

BALDA, P., J. C. SANCHA, J. GARCÍA, W. ZHENG, MARTÍNEZ DE TODA, F. (2016) Caracterización agronómica y enológica de las variedades tintas minoritarias de la D.O.Ca. Rioja. Enoviticultura, 41, 4-15.

MARTÍNEZ DE TODA F., BALDA, P. (2015) Quantifying the effect of temperature on decoupling anthocyanins and sugars of the grape (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Maturana Tinta de Navarrete). Vitis, 54, 117-120.

BONILLA, I., MARTINEZ DE TODA, F., MARTINEZ-CASASNOVAS, J.A. (2015) Unexpected relationships between vine vigor and grape composition in warm climate conditions. J. Int. Sci. Vigne Vin, 49, 153-162.

BONILLA, I., MARTINEZ DE TODA, F., MARTINEZ-CASASNOVAS, J.A. (2015) Vine vigor, yield and grape quality assessment by airborne remote sensing over three years: Analysis of unexpected relationships in cv. Tempranillo. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research. 05/2015; 13(2):0903. DOI:10.5424/sjar/2015132-7809.

MARTÍNEZ DE TODA F., BALDA, P. (2014) Reducing the pH of wine through increasing grape sunlight exposure: A method to mitigate the effects of climate warming. Vitis, 53 (1), 17-20.

BALDA, P., IBAÑEZ, J., SANCHA, J. C., MARTINEZ DE TODA, F. (2014) Characterization and Identification of Minority Red Grape Varieties Recovered in Rioja, Spain. Am. J. Enol. Vitic. 65:1, 148-152.

MARTÍNEZ DE TODA F., SANCHA, J. C., ZHENG, W., BALDA, P. (2014) Leaf area reduction by trimming, a growing technique to restore the anthocyanins : sugars ratio decoupled by warming climate. Vitis. 53 (4), 189-192.

BONILLA, I., MARTINEZ DE TODA, F., MARTINEZ-CASASNOVAS, J.A. (2014) Vineyard zonal management for grape quality assessment by combining airborne remote sensed imagery and soil sensors. SPIE Remote Sensing, 92390S-92390S-9.

MARTÍNEZ DE TODA F., BALDA, P. (2014) Canopy management: Canopy management strategies to decrease wine pH-a Spanish trial. Wine and Viticulture Journal. Winetitles, 29(5):50-52.