By ploughing, the earth is removed from the base of the vine in order to clean it.
Brings freshness to the base of the vine.
Removing the excess buds to control the yield.
To control the vine growth, the new shoots at the top of the plant are cut off in order to direct the sap towards the young grapes.
Permits weeding and the aeration of the soil.
Removing the unwanted new shoots at the base of the vine.
Allows ventilation within the leaf-canopy.