soil health

Effect of soil temperature prior to veraison on Shiraz

The aim of this study was to determine the effect of soil temperature between flowering and veraison on growth, nonstructural carbohydrates, hormones and leaf function in Shiraz vines. Previous studies considered the period from dormancy to flowering. This project...

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Suppressive soils specific to ring nematodes

New Winetech funded viticulture project 2021:   This study will aim to detect, identify and characterize soils that maintain specific natural suppressiveness to ring nematodes, leading to the identification of improved agricultural practices to conserve and enhance...

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