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Greenhouse production, lighting - AT Bio Austria General Standard 2006

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

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Summary

The use of artificial light in cultivated areas under glass and plastic is forbidden. An exception is the use of artificial light for young plants. (BA-Rules 2006 chapter 4.1.7.3)

Difference

The Bio Austria General Standard is more detailed. The EU Regulation 2092/91 does not restriction the use of artificial light.

Justification

Contribution to the reduction of energy use (limiting intensification)

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > Special plant production standards - not in EC Reg
Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > General principles - 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 > Austria > Bio Austria General Standard
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:761
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:16 Mar 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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