• Edoardo A.C. Costantini CREA-AA
  • Simone Priori CREA-AA
  • Brice Giffard INRA, UMR 1065 Santé et Agroécologie du Vignoble, ISVV, Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux Sciences Agro, Villenave d’Ornon Cedex
  • Emma Fulchin Vitinnov-ADERA
  • Javier Tardaguila Instituto de Ciencias de la Vid y del Vino, University of La Rioja, CSIC
  • Hans-Josef Schroers Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Ljubljana
  • Erhan Akça Adıyaman University School of Technical Sciences
  • Semih Tangolar Çukurova University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture



soil quality, soil function, soil degradation, indicators, terroir, grape, wine.


The Resolve research project set up a multidisciplinary research work to evaluate the effects of possible errors in soil management during pre-planting and vineyard cultivation, leading to severe soil erosion. Different soil functionalities were considered, namely provision of grape yield and quality, water and nutrient supply, carbon sequestration, organic matter recycling, and soil biodiversity. The project involved 19 experimental organically farmed vineyards situated in Italy, France, Spain and Slovenia (wine grape), and in Turkey (table grape). The aim of the project was to understand the causes of soil malfunctioning and work out a proper strategy to restore soil fertility.


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How to Cite

Costantini, E. A., Priori, S., Giffard, B., Fulchin, E., Tardaguila, J., Schroers, H.-J., Akça, E., & Tangolar, S. (2018). SOIL FUNCTIONS AND EFFECTS OF SOIL EROSION. FIRST EVIDENCES FROM THE RESOLVE PROJECT. EQA - International Journal of Environmental Quality, 30, 1–7.