Wherever a control measure is deemed necessary, a biological, biotechnical or physical control method must be used if available and effective. 

Animal pests 

Insecticides: Only green and yellow ingredients of the IOBC-WPRS Pesticide Side Effect Database are to be used, if justified by pest numbers exceeding established thresholds.


Foliar fungicides must not be applied in the autumn.

Apply only fungicides following a risk assessment.


Chemical herbicides must not be applied before sowing.

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