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Mid-row crop management options to improve vineyard performance and profitability.

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This paper describes the suitability of rolled cover crops (including oats, triticale and faba beans), white alyssum (Lobularia maritima), saltbush (Atriplex semibaccata and Enchylaena tomentosa) and chicory for cultivation with grape under the mid-row crop management system (MCS). The characteristics of vineyards suitable for MCS, and the beneficial effects of the aforementioned crops on vineyard profitability and productivity are covered.