vegetable plant cultivation
an agricultural system that seeks to provide the consumers with fresh, tasty and authentic produce (food) while respecting natural life-cycle systems.
intensive production of herbs
2. What is organic certification:
certification of the technology for intensive production of herbs
certification of the territory used for herb production
general legal framework for the production of herbs
3. What does the auditing mean ?
the use of audio-visual apparatus to monitor the production
the use of video surveillance to monitor the production
the inspection (auditing) of production by independent accredited third party
4. The aims of organic farming objectives and principles is:
to minimize the human impact on the environment, while ensuring the agricultural system operates as naturally as possible
to maximize the human impact on the environment to ensure that the agricultural system operates as naturally as possible
to increase efficacy, transparency and consumer confidence
5. The most important steps of starting organic herb production include:
adding compost and/or other organic materials to the soil,
choosing viable and vigorous seedlings/transplants
securing optimal growth conditions for healthy plants
avoiding the use of mulch to allow the growth of viable plants, including weeds
using only organic pesticides and companion planting to deter the insect population
6. Farming practices are manifold. They include the following main forms:
wide crop rotation
absolute prohibition of the use of GMO
restricted use of chemical synthetic pesticides and synthetic fertilizers
choosing disease resistant plant materials that are adapted to local conditions
choosing the best, high yielding, resistant GMO bred plant materials
7. What does the expression “organic conversion” denote ?
producing herbs for a short period of time
converting synthetic fertilizers into organic ones
transition from conventional to organic gardening by adopting organic production techniques
8. When does the organic period begin ?
at the date of the notification to the certification body
it begins automatically by the vegetative propagation
it begins irrespective of the declaration of the certification body
9. Which of the following statements is true ?
organic herbs can be grown only indoors
organic herbs can be grown only outdoors
organic herbs can be grown both indoors and outdoors