Form of plant protection without the use of chemicals, which is applied in the various forms of viticulture production (principles and general information are described in the keyword Organic Viticulture, the study of which is also recommended as an introduction to the complex subject). Biological plant protection has great weight in integrated plant protection, where biological, chemical and physical measures are combined, and also in organic farming, where chemical measures are not allowed. The time of conventional plant protection with massive use of chemical toxins (pesticides) is definitely over and belongs to the past.
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