Organic cotton is cotton which is produced according to the internationally recognized organic farming standards of the EU regulation 834/2007, of the USA National Organic Program (NOP), the Indian National Program for Organic Production (NPOP) or the Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS).
Organic cotton production does not simply mean replacing synthetic fertilizers and pesticides with organic ones.
Organic matter, which only accounts for 0.5 to 5 % of the soil, is of crucial importance for a soil’s fertility and water retention capacity.
The most important measures to improve organic cotton quality during and after harvest...
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Organic Standards about land use, March, 2015 (summary in the library)