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Copper-free farming in Europe

Category: News
17 May 2013

The Organic Research Centre is a partner in the Innovative strategies for copper-free low input and organic farming systems (Co-free) project. The project aims to develop innovative methods, tools and concepts for the replacement of copper in European organic and low input fruit, grapevine, potato, and tomato production systems.

The first newsletter of the project includes:

  • Who is who in Co-free? An introduction to two of the project partners (Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI) and FiBL)
  • Development of strategies to foster acceptance of new varieties
  • How did novel CO-FREE products perform in the first year of field experiments?
  • Exchange with stakeholders and experts in the field
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    Keywords: copper co-free fruit vines potato, tomato

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