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Latin term (evaporation) for the evaporation of water or other liquids and transition to the gaseous state as water vapour. In the cultivation of plants, this refers to the evaporation of water from the soil. A balanced level is important and depends on the weather and climate (sun, temperature, wind and precipitation such as rain, snow or hail etc.), the soil and the amount of foliage and can vary from vineyard to vineyard. A soil type that counteracts excessive evaporation is ideal. It is important to achieve a balance between water storage capacity and water drainage. Evaporation, known as transpiration, also takes place continuously via the leaves of the plants.

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