Vineyards in the Watershed: Sustainable Winegrowth in Napa Valley (Paperback)Juliane Poirier Locke (author)
Paperback 181 Pages / Published: 01/01/2002
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"Optimization of ecological stability and wine grape productivity and quality through an understanding of natural processes such a biodiversity, carbon and nutrient cycling and plant-oil interactions" is the stated mission of this text. Reducing pesticide use and promoting soil health through erosion control, cover crops and compost are all important goals of this book. A first-hand, real experience report on how organic and biodynamic grape growers of Napa achieve these goals. Everything is covered including elimination of herbicides, managing wildlife and social responsibility for the workers. The only book of this kind and essential to any new wine grape grower.
Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild
Number of pages: 181
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 235 x 184 x 13 mm
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