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Conference paper, 2004

Status of sustainable strawberry production within Europe

Steffek R, Bylemans D, Nikolova G, Carlen C, Faby R, Daugaard H, Tirado L, Pommier JJ, Tuovinen T, Nyerges K, Manici L, MacNaeidhe F, Trandem N, Wander J, Evenhuis B, Labanowska B, Bielenin A, Svensson B, Fitzgerald J, Blumel S


The status of sustainable strawberry production in Europe was surveyed. In some countries organic strawberry production has reached a level of 4-6%. The extent of integrated production (IP) in Europe ranges from <10% up to 80% of the total production area. While rules for organic strawberry production are regulated by the EU-directive 2092/91, the IOBC guideline for the Integrated Production of Soft Fruits should serve as a framework for the formulation of national IP-guidelines. The survey revealed that national IP guidelines diverge from the IOBC standards concerning the classification of certain pesticide groups as well as in the implementation of preventive measures

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Acta Horticulturae
2004, number: No.649, pages: 247-250
ISBN: 90-6605-597-9
Publisher: International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)


Proceedings of the Euro berry symposium, COST 836 final workshop, Ancona, Italy, October 2003

    SLU Authors

    • Svensson, Birgitta

      • Department of Crop Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

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