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Plant production, containers, ornamental plants - DE Bioland Standards 2005

Huber, Beate (2006) Plant production, containers, ornamental plants - DE Bioland Standards 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

Containers for potted plants must preferably be made of decomposable materials. Otherwise, they must be reusable and recyclable. The use of PVC containers is prohibited. (BIOLAND standards 5.8.6., 5.8.7 Containers for Cultures)

Difference

The BIOLAND standards has a broader scope, this aspect is not regulated by the EU Regulation 2092/91.

Justification

In order to cope with the ecological principle of organic agriculture (protection of the environment, avoiding rubbish production, preference of renewable resources).

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:Environmental care/environmental impact
Horticulture
Country/Standard: Europe > Germany > Bioland
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:657
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:15 Jan 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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