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Basic principles for organic agriculture: Why? And what kind of principles?

@inproceedings{Alre2004BasicPF,
  title={Basic principles for organic agriculture: Why? And what kind of principles?},
  author={Hugo Fjelsted Alr{\o}e and Erik Kristensen},
  year={2004}
}
Recently, discussions of basic principles for organic agriculture (and similar ideas) have emerged in several different settings (Benbrook & Kirschenmann 1997, DARCOF 2001, Lund & Rocklinsberg 2001, Verhoog & al. 2003, this issue of Ecology & Farming). In this article we discuss the purposes and functions of such principles and what the principles should look like in order to meet these purposes. We state that there is a need for identifying a few basic principles for organic agriculture, and… Expand

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