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02 January 2019 — Viticulture

Functional biodiversity in the Vineyard

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New OIV collective expertise report about functional biodiversity in vineyards.

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The new OIV collective expertise report “Functional biodiversity in the vineyard” presents an overview about functional biodiversity in vineyards and tries to illustrate the major aspects of functional biodiversity in the viticultural sector as:

  • Why enhancement of biodiversity and on what extent is beneficial for the vineyard?
  • Identify and illustrate different ecological infrastructures existing in the vineyards;
  • Identify and illustrate major mechanisms of interactions between species or group of species;
  • Identify and illustrate how these interactions can be used for the benefit of the vineyard.

This document has been drafted in the framework of Commission Viticulture (ENVIRO group: «Sustainable development and climate change») and may be consulted here.

Note: This document has not been submitted to the step Procedure for Examining Resolutions and cannot in any way be treated as an OIV resolution. Only resolutions adopted by the Member States of the OIV have an official character.