Diverse cover crops

Improving soil health, pest pressure and fruit quality

With a range of plants, a broader community of microorganisms are hosted in the soil. MIKE SAUNDERS

By Simone Madden-Grey

In response to continued pressure on natural resources, viticulture has extended its focus beyond the vineyard to a broader consideration of ecosystems. Sowing a mixed cover crop supports a diverse ecosystem and offers gains in soil health, pest...

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