publication . Report . 2007

Report on seed born diseases in organic seed and propagation material

Micheloni, C.; Plakolm, G.; Schärer, H.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2007
The key questions which will be addressed in this report are: • Are seed born diseases an important factor that prevents seed companies from producing organic seeds and organic farmers from using them? • Which seed treatments are available in organic farming? Which treatments are or will be acceptable? To which degree are they effective? • Are the thresholds for seed born diseases different among Member States? Can this cause unfair competition among farmers and seed producers? • How did the health status of organic seed change in the last years? The main answers may be synthesized as follows: • Seed born diseases are an important factor influencing seed product...
Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Crop health, quality, protection, Regulation
Agricultural and Food Sciences
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