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Trickle through

Designation (also transit) for extreme trickle formation; see there.

Term (French: coulure) for a fertilisation disorder on the vine. Other names for this disorder are "grapevine bud break", "grapevine bud break" and, in extreme cases, "grapevine shoot break". This can occur up to three weeks after flowering and is characterised by the loss of flower buds or young, usually still very small berries the size of peas, which fall from the stems. For the most part, this process is normal, as a vine can never fully ripen all the berries of all the grapes. If fertilisation does not take place or is inadequate, the berries do not form at all because such blossoms fall off. Depending on the grape variety, the flowering rate is only 30 to 60%. After flowering, the young grapes are most susceptible to this when they need vital...

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