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  • n. The emergence of new leaves on a plant at the beginning of each growing season


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  • Because of the long winter, budburst this year is three weeks late and the dark, gnarled bacchus vines – a German grape for whites – look rather bare for mid-May.

    A working life: The winemaker

  • Evidence abounds in shifting bird migration, budburst dates, river ice breakup and so on.

    Climate Challenge ~ An Interview with Climate Scientist Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel

  • The photoperiod is likely to constrain budburst, frost hardening, and reproduction in some potentially immigrant shrubs and trees.

    Arctic environments north of the treeline

  • After budburst, participants continue to observe the tree or flower for later events, such as seed dispersal and autumn leaf drop.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • The project website, www., encourages volunteers to focus on the 10 most wanted species, but it also welcomes observations of other plants.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Volunteers begin checking their plants at least a week prior to the average date of budburst -- the point when the buds have opened and leaves are visible.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Weather conditions in early 2008 echoed the pattern typical of pre-2000 seasons: unsettled, cool weather through the end of April, when budburst began - about 10 days later than usual.

    Decanter News

  • The end of winter was very mild, promoting early growth and budburst.

    Decanter News

  • Grape ripening was early by 2 - 3 weeks and often uneven, compounding uneven spring budburst.


  • The starling accompanies the winemaker, Ponciano, through pruning, budburst, sulphur spraying and harvesting.

    Decanter News


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