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VEN 2 Grape Harvest:
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Types of Raisins Natural: any cultivar that is dried in the sun is called a ‘natural’ raisin. Goldens: Generally Thompson Seedless (TS) that is first exposed to sulfur dioxide (to bleach the fruit) and then dried in dehydrators. Dipped: Generally TS that is first dipped in a hot, dilute solution of sodium hydroxide and then dried in a dehydrator. DOVs: Any cultivar that is dried on the vine (they also could be considered a natural raisin)
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Types of Raisins (con’t) Seeded or ‘puffed’ muscats: The seeded cultivar, Muscat of Alexandria, is used to make these raisins. Seeds of the dried fruit may be removed (with metal fingers) to have a seedless raisin. The fruit is very sticky. Zante Currant or Currants: The Black Corinth cultivar is used to make these very small raisins. They can be dried on the ground or on the vine. Sultanas: The Sultana cultivar (not to be confused with Sultana in Australia which actually is Thompson Seedless) is used to make these raisins.
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Determination of Grape Maturity and Grape Harvest Raisin grapes : Sugar content is the primary standard to determine the date of harvest when the grapes are to be dried on the ground. However, the later it gets into the season the greater the chance of rainfall in
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2010 for the course VEN 81437 taught by Professor Larrywilliams during the Fall '10 term at UC Davis.

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