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Seed databases boosting organic production

Gatzert, Xenia; Messmer, Monika; Schäfer, Freya; Klaiss, Matthias; Aigner, Magdalena; Kurrig, Magdalena and Mészáros, Dóra (2018) Seed databases boosting organic production. Rural Connections Magazine, Spring/Summer 2018 Edition, July 2018, KF-AN- (18-001), pp. 22-23.

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Summary

According to the current EU regulation on organic farming the use of organically produced seed and vegetative propagation material (plant reproductive material) is mandatory and a fundamental principle of organic farming itself. Different organic seeds categorisations and databases for organic seeds within the EU are explained and the establishment of an European router database is discussed.


EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Keywords:organic seeds, database, EU organic regulation
Subjects: Crop husbandry
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Values, standards and certification > Regulation
Research affiliation: Belgium > FiBL Europe
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Plant breeding
Germany > FiBL Germany - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
Germany > FiBL Projects GmbH
Germany > FiBL Germany - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture > Quality assurance
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland
Deposited By: Gatzert, Xenia
ID Code:33605
Deposited On:26 Jul 2018 08:20
Last Modified:26 Jul 2018 08:20
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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