How can METOS® DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM help in growing high-flavored walnuts?
The nuts are said to be uneconomical for commercial cultivation because of their hard-shell and poor hulling characteristics. To achieve high-flavor walnuts the trees need Mediterranean climates without strong winds. Walnut trees like dry summers and mild winters and don’t handle frosts well as early cold periods may severely injure the trees.
Why are holistic solutions important for viticulture and how can METOS® DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM help?
Meteorological information in the vineyard is of key importance for the decision-making process. It leads to the production of high-quality grapes and it is the starting point of the production of fine grapes.
Recent studies (Gaspar, Godina and Barrau, 2021) show that farming practices such as fertilizer management, fuel use, and cultivation are very important as they have a significant impact on the environment and global warming potential.