4. Under-vine weed control

Weeds are plants that are unwanted and have a detrimental effect on production. The main methods of weed control in vineyards are cultivation, ground cover, herbicides and mulching. Effective weed control will support the economic productivity of a vineyard.

Best Practice

Control under vine weeds with cultural or mechanical methods rather than herbicides.

Best Practice

If you are using herbicides do not use residuals.

No minimum standard guideline has been defined for Under-vine weed control.