The size and structure of a grapevine’s root system is likely to have a profound influence on the above-ground parts of the vine including impact on growth, vigour and yield; nutrition; drought tolerance, water use efficiency and response to stress.

There are very few studies on grapevine architecture due to the difficulty of sampling and analysis of root tissue in vineyard environments.

This study looks at the effects of within-vineyard soil variability and irrigation history on the root architecture of grapevines

Sprinklers to drippers – Impacts on grapevine root architecture

2007, Workshop paper – see description

csiro 1701

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