By John Kiger

A winery Odyssey is an interesting saga of wine—the trip from vine to bottle—that takes the reader on a travelogue of the various risks that lie alongside the way in which. John Kiger tracks the nefarious denizens of the winery international: the host of bugs, fungi, micro organism, and viruses, in addition to the feathered and bushy critters, that lurk in vineyards. All are in a position to sabotaging a promising classic correct lower than the nostril of an unsuspecting grower. but instead of responding with poisonous chemical substances, Kiger explains how an natural method of cultivation can overcome or at the very least comprise them. Highlighting the numerous dangers of nature that lie hidden in any classic, the writer tells the tale of a winegrower and an natural philosophy that courses the once a year fight to coax nice wine from a steep hillside and some thousand vines. Combining background, technological know-how, know-how, and private event, this publication vividly brings to existence the hard-fought battles in the back of the wines we savor.

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Pozigun* ) reportedly made silver hexafluoromercurate, Ag4HgF6, by reaction of Hg(N0 3) 2, AgN0 3, and NH4F and stated it decomposed without melting at 280°. By reacting mercuric 3 578 fluoride with4 5carbon disulfide at 250 to 300°, Man, Coffman, and Meutterties* ) obtained HgS(CF 3) 2. Roberts and Cady* ) prepared H g ( S 0 3F ) 2 by reacting mercury with peroxydisulfuryl difluoride, S2O6F2. They found that it hydrolyzed according to the equation 3Hg(S0 F) 3 2 + H H 2 O1 8->0 Ha g 3F 4( O H ) 2 • 3 H 20 + 6 H 2S 0 4 + 2 H F .

Belf* > reported 3 9 the action 786 its preparation from HSO3F and silica gel. It also results6from of elementary fluorine on silicon or silicon carbide* ). Wilkins* > produced SiCl 3F and S i F 4 from the reaction with reflux of NH4F and SiCl 4. 1 silicon tetrafluoride have been A variety of chemical reactions6 2of studied. Schmeisser and Jenkner* ) found it to react with ethylene 40 oxide to form SiF4 • 2C2H4O 6which decomposed at 10-15° to SiF4 and C 4F 80 2. Schumb and Breck* ) found that SiF 4 reacted with MgCl 2 or CaCl 2at 630° and 1 atm pressure to give SiCl 4, SiCl 3F, SiCl 2F 2, and SiClF 3.

In the system CsF—BeF2 Breusov, Novoselova, and Simonov< ) found CssBeFs, Cs 2BeF4, CsBeF3, and CsBe2F5. CsBeF3 and Cs2BeF4 were 4 0 1 of BaBeF4 crystallized from aqueous solutions. The X-ray crystal structure 262 was studied by Kirkina, Novoselova, and Simonov* ). A hydrated chromium salt Cr 2(BeF4)3l8H20 was reported by Ghosh and Ray< ). It was made by the reaction between CrCl3 and Ag2BeF4. 2 6 1 (NH )2BeF Cr (BeF4)2 486 * 2 4 H 0 was re­ A complex fluoroberyllate 4 4 2 2 ported by Ghosh and Ray< ), and Mitra and Ray< > reported compounds of the formula M ( N H 3) 6B e F 4 • KI where M = Cu, Cd, or Zn and M(NH3)6BeF 4NH 4I 52 where M = Cu, Ni, Cd, or Zn.

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