Organic Rules and Certification

Int. IFOAM Standards 2005: Floor cover in perennial crops

Schmid, Otto and Ziegler, Katia (2006) Int. IFOAM Standards 2005: Floor cover in perennial crops. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

For perennial crops, the certifying body shall set minimum standards for orchard/plantation floor cover and/or diversity or refuge plantings in the orchard. (4.3.2.)

Difference

EC Regulation does not address the matter.

Justification

An appropriate cover crop helps to prevent erosion and loss of nutrients in perennial crops.

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Crop production > Soil fertility and biological activity
Perennial crops
Country/Standard:IFOAMS Basic standards
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:995
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:05 May 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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