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Beekeeping, repellent/calming synthetic chemicals - DE Bioland Standards 2005

Huber, Beate and Deeken, Wiebke (2005) Beekeeping, repellent/calming synthetic chemicals - DE Bioland Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

No chemical synthetic materials may be used to calm or drive away the bees. (Bioland production standards, 4.10.2.4 Calming and Driving away Bees)

Difference

The BIOLAND standard is slightly more precise. The prohibition of chemical synthetic repellents in the EU Regulation 2092/91 is limited to the purpose honey extraction.

Justification

In order to minimise disturbance to the bees.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > C.Beekeeping and beekeeping products
Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > C.Beekeeping and beekeeping products > Husbandry management practises and identification - Annex I C7

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Specific animal standards > Beekeeping
Country/Standard: Europe > Germany > Bioland
Principles:Principle of care
Principle of fairness
ID Code:622
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Dec 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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