Journals Higher Education



28 April 2009

240 Pages | 40 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195311259

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Understanding Vineyard Soils

Robert White

  • Explains to a wide audience how soils form and why they are so variable
  • Describes essential chemical and physical processes involving nutrients, water, oxygen and carbon dioxide, moderated by the activities of soil organisms
  • Proposes remedies to alleviate adverse conditions such as soil acidity, compaction, poor drainage and salinity
  • Discusses new developments, especially in precision viticulture and organic viticultur

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