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Samples were sent to CRG Marine Laboratories, Inc (Torrance, CA) for metals analyses and to Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR
) Analytical Laboratory at UC Davis for nutrient analyses.
To learn more about BMPs and how you can incorporate them into your own vineyard, visit the following sites: vineyardteam.org, ca.nrcsusda.gov/, danr
.ucop.edu/news/newsreleases/covercrops.html, nswg.org/n1.ccforvineyards.htm and cawg.org/pma/ed-grower_bmps.htm.
Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank graduate students Cheryl Lovato and Clay Taylor for assistance in field collection and sample analysis; and the Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, DANR
, for funding support.
Serpentine topsoil at this site is neutral (pH = 7.1 [+ or -] 0.03), has a relatively high clay content (% sand: % silt: % clay = 33:36:31; hydrometer method, DANR
Analytical Laboratory, UC Davis, Davis, California), and is nutrient poor (total N = 1.29 [+ or -] 0.02 mg/g, total P = 0.200 [+ or -] 0.003 mg/g).
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