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organic farming [1 record]

Record 1 2006-11-07

English

Subject field(s)
  • Organic Farming
  • Anti-pollution Measures
DEF

Crop production systems that generally exclude the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemicals.

CONT

To the maximum extent feasible, organic farming systems rely on crop rotations, crop residues, animal manures, legumes, green manures, off-farm organic wastes, mechanical cultivation, and biological pest control to maintain soil productivity, to supply nutrients to plants, and to control weeds and pests.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Agriculture biologique
  • Mesures antipollution
DEF

Mode de production agricole excluant tout recours aux fertilisants de synthèse et impliquant l'abandon de la quasi-totalité des produits chimiques pour la protection des plantes et des animaux.

CONT

L'agriculture biologique est un système de gestion holistique de la production qui favorise la santé de l'agrosystème, y compris la biodiversité, les cycles biologiques et les activités biologiques des sols [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Agricultura biológica
  • Medidas contra la contaminación
DEF

Actividad agraria que aplica la biología a la agricultura para proteger la calidad biológica de los productos agrícolas, sin utilizar plaguicidas sintéticos ni fertilizantes minerales.

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