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Fertilization, intensity - AT Bio Austria General Standard 2006

Plakolm, Gerhard (2006) Fertilization, intensity - AT Bio Austria General Standard 2006. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

In arable farming and grassland the total amount of N in organic fertilizers from organic origin is limited to 170 kg/ha (this rule is not valid for special cultures as like vegetables, drug plant and spices [without spices for threshing], orchards, vineyards and hope). (BA-Rules 2006 chapter 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4)

Difference

The Bio Austria General Standard requires a limit of 170 kg N/ha for the whole organic manure and not only for farmyard manure.

Justification

Quality and environmental reasons.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > Fertilizing - Annex I A2

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Crop production > Fertilisers
Country/Standard: Europe > Austria > Bio Austria General Standard
Principles:Ecological principle
Principle of health
ID Code:752
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:16 Mar 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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