Ethics of Plant Breeding: The IFOAM Basic Principles as a Guide for the Evolution of Organic Plant Breeding

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Abstract

The basic values of organic agriculture is laid down in the IFOAM four basic principles: the principle of health, the principle of ecology, the principle of fairness and the principle of care. These principles and the consequences and challenges for the further development of organic plant breeding is discussed. It is also explained why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are banned
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-10
JournalEcology and Farming
Volume2010
Issue numberfeb
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • genetic engineering
  • organic farming
  • values
  • biotechnology
  • organic plant breeding
  • plant biotechnology

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