The optimal period for sowing green manure in the vineyard is autumn, after the harvest. For the burial of herbaceous masses, however, it is advisable to wait for the pre-flowering in spring, to ensure that the green manure plants consume less nitrogen reserving it rather to the vines.
The use of algae in agriculture dates back to ancient times, but even today there is uncertainty about the use of this natural resource, able to improve soil fertility and bring enormous benefits to crops against temperature and water changes.
It is known that the optimal ripening of the grapes is a symptom of the quality of the harvest. Most Italian winemakers have always aspired to improve the accumulation of sugar, color, flavor and aromas of their grapes. Often, however, we tend to intervene only in the last stages of the production cycle and with a series of natural practices that do not fully exploit the potential offered by the most efficient solutions present today.
Uno degli strumenti a disposizione dell’agricoltore per contrastare l’impoverimento fisico, chimico e biologico del terreno è il sovescio, pratica molto diffusa in passato e negli anni abbandonata per la graduale introduzione della concimazione di sintesi.