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Effective recycling agriculture around the Baltic Sea: background report

Granstedt, Artur; Seuri, Pentti and Thomsson, Olof (2004) Effective recycling agriculture around the Baltic Sea: background report. Ekologiskt lantbruk, no. 41. Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet , Centrum för uthålligt lantbruk.

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In this report the historical background and present situation of the plant nutrient balances and surplus of plant nutrients within the agricultural sector in the eight countries of the Baltic Sea catchments area (Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Denmark, Germany and Russia) are presented and analysed.
The Baltic Ecological Recycling Agriculture and Society (BERAS) project is evaluating the consequences of converting the whole agricultural sector according to recycling principles. This analysis is being based on data from selected ecological recycling farms within the Baltic drainage area and will be presented in a series of project reports of which this is the first for Work Package 2, Effects on environment, natural resources and health.

EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:local food, resource management, rural development, organic farming, organic foods
Subjects: Food systems > Recycling, balancing and resource management
Research affiliation: Sweden > Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) > CUL - Centre for Sustainable Agriculture
Related Links:http://www.cul.slu.se/information/publik/Beras2.pdf
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:4212
Deposited On:16 Feb 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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