Under-vine cover crops help soil organic carbon

May 25 2022 - 12:06am
Researcher Joseph Marks with a split core sample of soil that is used to analyse carbon levels of cover crops planted below grapevines.

A heap of curious University of Adelaide researchers have found that planting cover crops directly underneath grapevines can help mitigate the effects of climate change and improve land sustainability, causing a 23 per cent increase in soil organic carbon.



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