Farming: Organic Pest Management

Authored by: Ján Gallo

Encyclopedia of Environmental Management

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  December  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439829271
eBook ISBN: 9781351235860
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EEM-100000500

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Abstract

The organic system of farming is based on a maximally closed flow of energy without any additional outside inputs; therefore, it is a sustainable system that uses local and renewable resources. Control of harmful biotic (diseases, pests, and weeds) and abiotic factors is an integral part of the system.

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