1- Centennial seedless grapes. Characteristics and Cultivation.

2- Origin of the Centennial:

It comes from the crossing of Gold with a selection of Emperor with Pirovano 75.

Obtained in Davis, California.

3- Clusters:

  • Size medium to large ,
  • With loose grains ,
  • With a peduncle of medium length and weak or very low lignification.
  • With berries of fairly uniform color and size.

4- Berries:

Large, cylindrical in shape, with a circular cross section.

Fine skin of a very homogeneous yellowish-green color, with a low amount of bloom and marked lenticels and stylized scars.

Consistent , hard, unpigmented pulp , very vascular, very juicy and with particular aromas and flavor, almost musky.

Pedicel very short and thin, with thick rim.

For easy release.

5- Strains:

Very vigorous and erect.

Early budding, sifting and ripening .  

6- Agronomic characteristics of Centennial seedless grapes:

  1. Variety with very good fertility.
  2. It can be established in trellis with double cord pruning and in Guyot pruning or in vineyard.
  3. Allows short pruning .
  4. Fairly tolerant to mildew and powdery mildew.
  5. Sensible a los trips.
  6. Little sensitive to mites.
  7. You can emplearese the Ringed but is not suitable because it produces gibberellic threshed with widespread loss of much of the production.
  8. Suitable as a table grape and very especially suitable for juice and raisins.
  9. It has good conservation.

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