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The Living Soil

Robert E. White

in Understanding Vineyard Soils

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199342068
eISBN:
9780197562871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199342068.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Soil is the living “skin” of the earth’s terrestrial ecosystem. Like skin, it is bom-barded by the sun’s radiation, wind, and rain and abraded by all manner of objects scraping its surface. Unlike ... More


Where the Vine Roots Live

Robert E. White

in Understanding Vineyard Soils

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199342068
eISBN:
9780197562871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199342068.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Chapter 3 gives examples of how grapevines, being woody perennials, have the potential to develop extensive, deep root systems when soil conditions are favorable. One of the most important factors ... More


Putting it All Together

Robert E. White

in Understanding Vineyard Soils

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199342068
eISBN:
9780197562871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199342068.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

In reality, there can be no generic definition of an “ideal soil” because a soil’s performance is influenced by the local climate, landscape characteristics, grape variety, and cultural practices ... More


The Nutrition of Grapevines

Robert E. White

in Understanding Vineyard Soils

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199342068
eISBN:
9780197562871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199342068.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Grapevines must have 16 of the 118 known elements to grow normally, flower, and produce fruit. These essential elements, listed in table 3.1, are also called nutrients and as such are divided into ... More


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