Environmentally safe and consumer-friendly potato production in The Netherlands. 1. Development of ecologically sound production systems

J.H.J. Spiertz, A.J. Haverkort, P.H. Vereijken

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    Abstract

    Methodology is presented for the development of integrated and ecologically based arable farming systems to achieve goals of ecological sustainability and food safety in potato production. The quest for change in potato growing procedures and the need for a quantitative system approach are discussed. Furthermore, the structure of a comprehensive experimental and modelling approach to develop ecologically sound production systems has been outlined. Examples of participatory research projects with farmers are highlighted.
    Original languageUndefined/Unknown
    Pages (from-to)371-378
    JournalPotato Research
    Volume39
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    Publication statusPublished - 1996

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