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Viticulture and Enology Abstracts
VITIS-VEA is an international literature database in the field of viticulture, enology and related fields. It provides bibliographic data, keywords and abstracts (where possible) in English for scientific papers. Practise-related articles from German magazines are in German and can be printed as an excerpt as "Informationsdienst praxisbezogener Literatur im Weinbau" (technical reviews) in the correspondent section of the database.


Subject coverage
Viticulture and Enology
Scientific articles on the fields: morphology, physiology, and biochemistry of grapevines; soil science; genetics and grapevine breeding; phytopathology and grapevine protection; cellar techniques; economics of viticulture and enology; enology; microbiology of wine. In addition, since 1994: Technical articles from German language journals (Abstracts provided in German).

Data Sources
- Journals: approx. 350, (= approx. 93%)
- Monographs: approx. 4%
- Conference Proceedings: approx. 3%

File data
From 1969 to January 2010: 60,500 documents (Status: January 2010)

Controlled Terms (CT) (Thesaurus Viticulture and Enology)

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The Thesaurus Viticulture and Enology was revised and is now available in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish with controlled terms and cross references. Controlled terms are additionally available in Russian. The above provided document is based on the following publication:

Thesaurus Viticulture and Enology: English-German-French, Ed.: H. Berndt, Bundesforschungsanstalt für Rebenzüchtung Geilweilerhof, Siebeldingen. Intern. Food Information Service, Frankfurt (Main) 1986. FSTA reference series No. 6, ISBN 3-922961-06-01.

Julius Kühn-Institut - Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen (JKI)