Table 7

Impact of shoot-thinning time on must composition of Cabernet franc, 2001–2002.

TAPhenolsAnthocyanins
Brix(g/L)pHHueIntensity(mg/L)(mg/L)
Treatment20012002200120022001200220012002200120022001200220012002
aMeans followed by different letters are significantly different, p ≤ 0.05, Duncan’s multiple range test.
bBoldfaced data are significantly different from the control according to Dunnett’s t test.
c*, **, ***, ****, and ns indicate significance at p ≤ 0.05, 0.01, 0.001, 0.0001, and not significant, respectively.
Control21.323.0aba8.1a6.5ab3.31b3.19d0.541.11ab5.971.6811131813021.6
Double prune22.023.8a7.1bcdb6.1b3.34ab3.30ab0.510.85b7.561.5115033515343.3
09–1220.623.7a6.6cd6.3ab3.34ab3.23bcd0.540.99ab6.841.4614430013138.2
1521.322.9ab6.8bcd6.5ab3.38a3.24a–d0.541.13a6.891.7015334812923.9
19–2121.422.5b7.3bc6.9a3.33ab3.22cd0.510.94ab6.601.6211434513734.4
25–2720.823.0ab6.5d6.2b3.38a3.31a0.571.02ab5.611.6415838514831.9
29–3121.223.7a7.4b6.2b3.34ab3.29abc0.530.89ab7.281.6014436.814541.9
Significancecns*****ns**ns*nsnsnsnsnsns
Thin linearcnsns*nsns**nsnsnsnsnsnsnsns
Thin quadraticcnsnsnsnsns**nsnsnsnsnsnsnsns
Control vs thinningcnsns****ns***nsnsnsnsnsnsnsns