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Innovative techniques for seed treatments compatible with organic farming

{Tool} Innovative techniques for seed treatments compatible with organic farming. [Techniques innovantes de traitements des semences compatibles avec l'AB.] Creator(s): REY, Frederic. Issuing Organisation(s): ITAB - Institute for Organic Agriculture and Food, ACTA - Les Instituts Techniques Agricoles. (2009)

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This tool is a data sheet that can be used by farmers or seed companies who produce or want to produce seeds in organic conditions.
It presents innovative seed treatments that can be used in organic agriculture, such as chemical or microorganism-based treatments. It also focuses on thermotherapy, which can be very efficient for many seed pathogens, but quite complicated to implement.

Summary translation

Cet outil est une fiche technique à destination des agriculteurs français qui produisent ou souhaitent produire des semences pour l'agriculture biologique.
Elle présente différents traitements innovants des semences qui sont autorisés en agriculture biologique, comme certains traitements chimiques, mais aussi des traitements via des micro-organismes. Un focus développé sur la thermothérapie est aussi développé dans cette fiche. Cette méthode est très efficace contre de nombreux pathogènes des semences mais elle est complexe à mettre en œuvre.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Seed treatments in organic agriculture
What problem does the tool address?:Seed producers need to have technical knowledge on seed health. The quality of organic seeds is fundamental.
What solution does the tool offer?:This tool presents some innovative seed treatments for organic farmers.
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Agrovoc keywords:
seed quality
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed > Selected tools
France > ACTA - Association de Coordination Technique Agricole
France > ITAB - Institut Technique en Agriculture Biologique
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/38100
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Ortolani, Dr. Livia
ID Code:38100
Deposited On:03 Jun 2020 14:01
Last Modified:16 Feb 2022 12:31
Document Language:French/Francais

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