Red wine varieties were the lion’s share of the 2016 grape crush, totaling 2,278,593 tons - 11.6 percent higher than 2015.
Early scouting and controlling the population before it gets into the fruit are critical to success in limiting vine mealybug damage.
With a bigger crop than in 2015, wine grapes from the 2016 harvest sold for higher prices, even reaching record levels in areas of North Coast.
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In Arizona wine grapes, “Know your salinity levels because cultivars vary in salinity response,” says UA Extension Specialist Jim Walworth.