Decision Support Tool

This tool is designed to aid the selection of cover crops suitable for use in Australian vineyards.

To use the tool, please select your criteria for a cover crop from the options below and press submit. You will then be presented with a list of crops which match your criteria.

Further information about cover cropping is available from the Wine Australia website or by emailing

Note: Not all search criteria will give a result. If you find no results, try reducing the criteria to find alternatives which may suit your circumstances.

Minimum rainfall:
Purpose for Cover Crop Green manure
Weed suppression
Permanent cover
Biological nitrogen
Insectary / habitat
Native species
Nematode non-host
Devigouring vines
Undervine cover crop


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