Cross-Wire System of Grape Training

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“The cross-wire system is another method of training which appears to be confined in this country to the Hudson River Valley, and even there it is used only to a limited extent. But at Juraçon, Bassess-Pyrénées, France, this system is regularly followed. Poles are used in place of the wires, however. [The image] represents vines trained in this manner."—Government Printing Office, 1897




Government Printing Office Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1897)


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