• Xiphinema index and its relationship to grapevines : a review 

      Van Zyl, S.; Vivier, M. A.; Walker, M. A. (South African Society for Enology and Viticulture, 2012)
      The dagger nematode, Xiphinema index, is considered a major pest in grape growing countries. Xiphinema index is especially important because of its ability to transmit Grapevine fanleaf virus when feeding on grapevine ...
    • Yeast and its importance to wine aroma 

      Lambrechts, M. G.; Pretorius, I. S. (South African Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 2000)
      The most mysterious aspect of wine is the endless variety of flavours that stem from a complex, completely non-linear system of interactions among many hundreds of compounds. In its widest sense, wine flavour refers to the ...
    • Yeast biodiversity in vineyards and wineries and its importance to the South African wine industry : a review 

      Pretorius, I. S.; Van der Westhuizen, T. J.; Augustyn, O. P. H. (South African Society for Enology and Viticulture, 1999)
      The art of winemaking is as old as human civilization and the use of yeast in this complex ecological and biochemical process dates back to ancient times. Traditionally, yeasts associated with grape berries were simply ...
    • Young grapevine response and root colonisation following inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi 

      Meyer, A. H.; Valentine, A. J.; Botha, A.; Archer, E.; Louw, P. J. E. (South African Society for Enology and Viticulture, 2004)
      The host plant response following inoculation with commercially available arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi was determined in young grapevines under field conditions which would prevail on a typical farm. Measurements ...