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Greenhouse production, heating - DE Bioland Standards 2005

Huber, Beate and Deeken, Wiebke (2005) Greenhouse production, heating - DE Bioland Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Heating of greenhouses should be limited to a reasonable degree. Greenhouses should be well insulated. Foils and fleeces used for covered production should be recycled. (Bioland production standards, 5.1.4 Crop production under Glass and Foil; Bioland production standards, 5.4.5 Use of Energy (for mushroom production)

Difference

The BIOLAND standard restrict the heating of greenhouses. Neither the heating of greenhouses nor the handling of covering material is regulated in the EU Regulation 2092/91.

Justification

In order to reduce energy consumption and waste products.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Care of environment - not in EC Reg > Ecosystem management
Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > Care of environment - not in EC Reg > General principles

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Environmental care/environmental impact
Crop production > Crop protection
Country/Standard: Europe > Germany > Bioland
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:638
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:17 Dec 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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