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Organic Fruit Production in Europe

Weibel, Franco (2002) Organic Fruit Production in Europe. THE COMPACT FRUIT TREE, Volume 35 (Number 3), pp. 77-82.

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Summary

PART I: SHORT HISTORY OF ORGANIC FARMING
The organic fruit production in Europe is not only a matter of statistics, regulations and tables but also has a meaningful historical background. So as an introduction, we can take a brief excursion back to the roots and the evolution of organic farming. (The following text is closely—but not entirely—based on an overview article of Gunter Vogt, 2000a). Organic farming’s origins in the first decades of the 20th century need to be understood in the context of five main aspects:


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:Anbautechnik mehrjährige Kulturen, Bioobstbau,
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Fruit and berries
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Crop Production > Fruit Production
Related Links:http://www.idfta.org, http://www.fibl.org/forschung/anbautechnik-pflanzenbau/index.php
Deposited By: Weibel, Franco
ID Code:9933
Deposited On:02 Nov 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:34
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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