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Janmaat, L. 2011. Soil-less organic horticulture? A growing discussion on the interpretation of EU rules. (In Dutch.). Ekoland. 4-2011, p. 22-23.

Number of pages: 2

Type of document: Magazine Article

More information on authors/freelancers connected to LBI :
Leen Janmaat BSc.


Language of document: Dutch

Titel in Nederlands: Biologische glastuinbouw de grond uit? Discussie over invulling spelregels binen EU laait op

Abstract / samenvatting in Nederlands:

De biologische afzetmarkt trekt steeds nieuwe spelers en afzetorganisaties aan. Onder de vlag van PuraNatura worden biologische tomaten, komkommers en paprika's niet langger in de grond geteeld, maar in natuurlijk substraat. Is dat het nieuwe biologisch telen? En: hoe rekbaar zijn de regels?


 

Second language of document: English
Status English: Only bibliografic information

Title in English: Soil-less organic horticulture? A growing discussion on the interpretation of EU rules

Abstract / summary in English:

The market for organic produce continually attracts new players and distributors. Organic tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers – under the flag of PuraNatura – are no longer being grown in soil, but in natural substrate. Is this the new way of organic growing? And: how flexible are the rules?


Keywords in English: Glasshouse horticulture; glass houses; additional cost; natural substrate; hydroculture; soil-based; closed systems; principles
Biologische glastuinbouw de grond uit? Discussie over invulling spelregels binen EU  laait op