New findings on the importance of berries (strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, currants, gooseberry, blueberry, cranberry, elderberry, aronia, dogwood fruit ...) have greatly contributed to an increased consumption and production of these fruit. The advantages of berry fruit are nice appearance, rich nutritional value, uncomplicated cultivation on small production areas and in home gardens, and ultimately the economy of production. This manual presents many useful tips and describes several berry species. Moreover, it lists recommendations for the selection of a suitable location, soil, seedlings and planting time. It illustrates the methods of berry cultivation during the year and presents protection from pests and diseases. In the last part of the book the author lists some suggestions for berry use suck as fresh, frozen, dried, candied and processed fruit.
F.17 Transfer of existing technologies, know-how, methods and procedures into practiceCOBISS.SI-ID: 256190720
Farming according to the principles of organic production is much less harmful to the environment and in some cases even beneficial to the living creatures. It is not just the prohibition of the use of chemical plant protection agents or synthetic mineral fertilizers but also a constant search for balance in the circulation of energy and matter that make this production more in tune with nature. In Europe, Switzerland is the leading country in organic farming, followed by Austria, Finland, Denmark and Sweden. In Slovenia, organic farming is promoted with various measures directly from the Slovenian agricultural and environmental program.
B.04 Guest lectureCOBISS.SI-ID: 3160620
Integrated food production is a nature-friendly production, where natural resources and mechanisms are utilized in such a way to ensure minimization of negative impacts on the environment and human health with the production of healthy and high quality food. As a part of the scientific conference entitled "What does a Slovenian producer of high quality vegetables needs for a breakthrough on the market?" research results describing quality parameters of integrated vegetables compared to vegetables produced in conventional, organic and biodynamic production systems have been presented.
F.18 Transfer of new know-how to direct users (seminars, fora, conferences)COBISS.SI-ID: 3100460