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Direct plant protection in organic farming

Speiser, Bernhard; Schärer, Hans-Jakob and Tamm, Lucius (2018) Direct plant protection in organic farming. In: Köpke, Ulrich (Ed.) Improving organic crop cultivation. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK, pp. 1-21.

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Summary

In conventional agriculture, plant protection is strongly focused on the application of pesticides. By contrast, organic farming has a much broader view of plant protection, which also includes the maintenance of plant health through adapted management practices.


EPrint Type:Book chapter
Keywords:plant, protection, organic farming, practices, Department of Crop Science, Crop Proction
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Plant Protection and Biodiversity
ISBN:978 1 78676 184 2
DOI:10.19103/AS.2017.0029.12
Deposited By: Krähenbühl, Serina
ID Code:34272
Deposited On:04 Jan 2019 09:27
Last Modified:04 Jan 2019 09:27
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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