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Umbrella Kniffin

Special form of rearing; see under Sylvoz rearing.

A training system named after the Italian winemaker Carlo Sylvoz from Conegliano in the wine-growing region of Veneto. It is one of the many variants of trellis training and, in a broader sense, also belongs to the large group of so-called cordon training systems. At a trunk height of 140 to 160 centimetres, a single-arm cordon is pulled downwards (downwards instead of upwards, hence also reverse training). For the fruiting wood, two long fruiting arches with about ten eyes are...

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