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CGWI Projects and Initiatives

Optimizing water use efficiency for improved wine quality in Coonawarra vineyards using
remote sensing technologies – Season 2

The agricultural sector is the largest user of freshwater in Australia accounting for nearly 70% of total consumption. Given the increasing demand for freshwater simultaneously with its scarcity, and the need to continually improve wine quality for a competitive export market, a second season of data collection was undertaken in the vintage of 2017 to assess remote sensing aerial imagery as a tool to quantify vine water and nitrogen (N) status across the Coonawarra region…..View Report

A comprehensive report submitted to PIRSA & SENRM Board (MAY 2017) on behalf of Coonawarra Grape & Wine Inc. by Dr Catherine Kidman, Dr Vinay Pagay and Allen Jenkins

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