Figure 2 - A widely used method for the construction of the drying racks for grapes.

Materials of Construction;

Frames: Usually steel tubing and/or wooden posts. Trays: Wire netting

The materials are made in Australia but not all in the immediate locality. Location of Dryers:

Throughout grapegrowing areas along the Murray River Valley of Australia, especially around Mildura.

Latitude: 34°12's Longitude: 142°12'E

Climatological Data:

Climatic data for Mildura

Hours bright sunshine per day

Evaporation (mm) Rain (mm)

Relative humidity (15:00 hours) (percent)


10,3 190 21



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