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Choosing table-grape rootstocks

Rootstocks function as “bodyguards”, shielding scion cultivars from the harsh effects of challenging climates and unfriendly soils and can boost the quantity and quality of the crop. Like picking the right tools for a job, producers choose rootstock varieties based on their unique traits. But here is the twist: SA has such a diverse range of climates and soils that it practically demands the use of special rootstocks for each environment.