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Home  >  Horticultural Crops  >   Soils and Sites for Organic Orchards and Vineyards (Summary)

Soils and Sites for Organic Orchards and Vineyards



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By Guy K. Ames and Rex Dufour, NCAT Agriculture Specialists

Published: November 2017

Updated: n/a

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Introduction

The perennial nature of fruiting trees, bushes, and vines allows for a more permanent, sustainable agriculture based on healthy soil. This publication discusses site selection and soil preparation for fruit plantings. It also describes cover crop and mulching options for orchards and vineyard floors, and discusses fertilization and the role of mycorrhizae in maintaining healthy fruit plants. A list of additional resources is included.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Site Selection
Soil Preparation for Fruit Plantings
Orchard Floor Management
Vineyard Floor Management
Fertilization
Mycorrhizae and Fruit Plants
References
Further Resources

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