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Withering on the vine leads to improved fruit composition on excessively vigorous vines, and avoids cluster thinning.
You have an industry dying and withering on the vine and the first attempt to try to change the law is to do nothing.
ENGLAND legend Sir Trevor Brooking last night admitted the Three Lions must qualify for Euro 2008 and future tournaments to prevent the national team withering on the vine.