Information about agrochemicals is published annually by the AWRI in a booklet titled Agrochemicals registered for use in Australian viticulture
, commonly known as the ‘Dog book’. The booklet is distributed free to all wineries that pay the wine research levy, and as an insert in the July edition of Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker
. If you are a member of the Australian wine industry and would like to receive a copy of the 2020/21 ‘Dog book’, please contact the AWRI on 08 8313 6600 or email AWRI Helpdesk
A pdf version of Agrochemical Booklet 2020-2021 is also available for download.
Alternatively, all the information is included in the AWRI’s Agrochemicals app, available for free download from iTunes. An Android version of the app will be available on Google Play soon.
Electronic versions of the ‘Dog book’ (pdf, online search and app) are all updated regularly. To keep in touch with all changes as they happen, sign up for the AWRI’s free eBulletin.
You can also download a copy of the revised version of “Grapevine growth stages – The modified E-L system” Viticulture 1 – Resources. 2nd edition 2004. Eds. Dry, P. and Coombe, B. (Winetitles) as a PDF file (234kb).