Ecological dimensions

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  • Ecological dimensions of viticulture
    • The interaction between people and the environment
    • 1. Monoculture replaces natural vegetation
      • Reduces biodiversity
    • 2.    Viticulture competes for scarce water resources
    • 3. Enviromental impact of herbicides, pesticides, fungicides
      • Enter food chains
      • Accumulate in  consumer organisms
    • 4.         Winery wastewater can cause eutrophication in waterways
    • 5.   Competes with other agricultural and commercial landuses
    • 6.        Human induced climate change
      • May affect viability of grape growing in some regions
    • Wine production involves significant transfmation of the environment and disruption of natural processes

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