SA wine industry increases research in climate change adaptation
This article by Bizcommunity shows what the SA wine sector is focusing research on in order to make the industry more resilient to climate change. This includes research into:
- smart-agri tools
- drought tolerant cultivars
- water stress management
- irrigation efficiency
One barrier to the efficient use of greentech is often lack good management due to not understanding the technology. Irrigation systems, particularly drip irrigation requires proper management to perform to it's full water saving capacity. Training and education become key factors in the uptake of resource efficient technologies.