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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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secateurs, hand-held scissors used for winter pruning of vines. Two-handled secateurs are used for cutting larger-diameter and older wood of the vine. Pruning can be faster, more effective, and less tiring with pneumatic or electric secateurs (see mechanical pruning).

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