Assessment of bio climatic grapes in Ardabil province

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Assessment of bio climatic grapes in Ardabil province

S.R. Hassanpour Avanji, M. Shojaei Poor, Navid adibifard, Mehrdad Esfandiari
J. Bio. Env. Sci.5( 4), 81-88, October 2014.
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In this study, daily, monthly and annual weather data of synoptic stations in Ardebi region was gathered from Iran Meteorological Organization and then, the homogeneity of data were examined by run test method. To study agro-climatic features of viticulture, deviation from optimal conditions and the degree of active days index (GDD) methods are used. Based on the analysis of deviations from optimal conditions at different altitudes in the study area, Meshkinshahr station has optimal conditions for planting, among the stations. This is important in terms of development of cultivation areas and commercial production of crops. Based on the agro-climatic analysis, western and central regions (Meshkinshahr and Khalkhal stations) are most suitable areas of viticulture in the region. While eastern, northwestern and southern (Parsabad, Ardebi stations) areas are next in this ranking.


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