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Development of the Organic Ornamentals Sector Worldwide

Billmann, Bettina (2008) Development of the Organic Ornamentals Sector Worldwide. Paper at: 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress, Modena, Italy, June 18-20, 2008.

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The paper describes different and mainly innovative ways of production and marketing of organic flowers, perennials and potted herbs by way of examples from all over the world. Organic production of ornamentals ranges from the cultivation in small nurseries with direct marketing to large scale production with online-marketing or the selling of bunches in supermarkets. All factors considered, it is evident that the pioneer phase of ornamental cultivation consistently changes to professionalism.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Anbautechnik einjährige Kulturen, Biohortikultur, horticulture, organic flowers, organic ornamentals, adoption, status quo analysis
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Ornamentals, flower bulbs and tree nurseries
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Crops > Special crops > Vegetables
International Conferences > 2008: IFOAM OWC: System Values Track > 04 Best Practices
Related Links:http://www.isofar.org/modena2008/prceedings.html
Deposited By: Billmann, Bettina
ID Code:12701
Deposited On:05 Aug 2008
Last Modified:10 Nov 2020 13:22
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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