Publications

Horticulture industry journal articles and detailed research reports on the use of compost are available. We’d be pleased to forward copies of the following publications that are of interest to you. Please contact our industry development officers.

Bishop, G. and Thomas, J. (1999) Soil Moisture! An investigation into vineyard soil management practices, Barossa Valley Viticultural Landcare Group 1992-1996. Barossa Valley Viticultural Landcare Group, Nuriootpa.

Buckerfield, J. C. and Webster, K. A. (1996) Earthworms, mulching, soil moisture and grape yields. The Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Journal 11, 47-53.

Buckerfield, J. C. and Webster, K. A. (2001) Managing earthworms in vineyards - incorporation of lime and gypsum. The Australian Grapegrower and Winemaker ??a, 55-61.

Buckerfield, J. C. and Webster, K. A. (2002) Organic matter management in vineyards - mulches for soil maintenance. The Australian Grapegrower and Winemaker 461, 26-33.

Buckerfield, J. C. and Webster, K. A. (2001) Responses to mulch continue - results from five years of field trials. The Australian Grapegrower and Winemaker 453a, 71-78.

Buckerfield, J. C. and Webster, K. A. (2000) Vineyard trials show vaule of mulches - organic matter for management of young vines. The Australian Grapegrower and Winemaker 33-39.

Cass, A. (2004) Mounding and mulching to overcome soil restrictions. The Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker 27-31.

Cass, A. (2003) Retro ripping - a rigorous approach to remedial tillage of established vineyards. The Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker 62-67.

Cass, A., Roberts, D. and Bobbitt, M. (2003) Wing ripping - deep tillage of soil for production of optimum wine quality and environmental sustainability. The Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Journal 51-59.

Lanyon, D. and Bramley, R. (2006) Investigating a soil management option to overcome salinity problems through whole of block experimentation. The Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker 19-24.

Lindsay, S., Weatherford, J., Buckerfield, J. C. and Webster, K. A. Lindsay, Sarah, Weatherford, John, Buckerfield, John C., and Webster, Katie A. Benefit cost analysis of composted organic mulch in horticultural industries: final report prepared for the Waste Management Committee, South Australia, December 1999.  1999.  ZeroWaste South Australia.

Sharma, G. and Campbell, A. Sharma, Girja and Campbell, Angus. Life cycle inventory and life cycle assessment for windrow composting systems.  2003. Sydney, Australia, Recycled Organics Unit.

Sharma, Girja and Campbell, Angus. Recycled organics products in intensive agriculture. Volume II - Viticulture.  2003. Sydney, Australia, Recycled Organics Unit.

Webster, K. A. (2003) Organic matter for water-saving. The Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker 478, 65-68.

Webster, K. A. The Upper Torrens Land Management Soil Health Project 2003-2006: Final Report.  2007. Adelaide, South Australia, Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board.

Wilkinson, K. (2004) Compost: a versatile soil management tool for grapegrowers. The Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker 28-31.

Wilkinson, K. (2003) Getting the most out of composts and mulches. The Australian Grapegrower and Winemaker 478, 44-48.

Wilkinson, K. and Biala, J. (2001) Managing soil nutrients with compost. The Australian Grapegrower and Winemaker 454, 15-16.