Organic Rules and Certification

Greenhouse production, rotation/monoculture - NO Governmental Regulation 2005

Ministry of Agriculture and Food, MAF (2006) Greenhouse production, rotation/monoculture - NO Governmental Regulation 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Monoculture greenhouse production is only permitted when the recycling of organic material within the operation is ensured, thus requiring the use of undercropping, intercropping and crop rotation whenever possible.

Difference

EU Regulation 2092/91 does not cover greenhouse production as specific area.

Justification

There was a need to specifiy this area as the EU Regulation 2092/91 does not cover greenhouse production.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > Special plant production standards - not in EC Reg

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Horticulture > Greenhouse production (protective cropping)
Country/Standard: Europe > Norway > Governmental regulation
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:1056
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:27 Aug 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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