The new document of collective experience of the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) “Functional biodiversity in the vineyard”, offers a global vision of the functional biodiversity in the vineyard and illustrates the main aspects of functional biodiversity in the viticulture sector:
Why enhancement of biodiversity and on what extent is beneficial for the vineyard?
Identify and illustrate different ecological infrastructures existing in the vineyards;
Identify and illustrate major mechanisms of interactions between species or group of species;
Identify and illustrate how these interactions can be used for the benefit of the vineyard.
The drafting of this document has been carried out by the Group “Sustainable Development and Climate Change” (ENVIRO) of the Commission “Viticulture”. It can be consulted here.