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Environmental protection

See under Ecology.

Science (Greek oikos = house, science of the household, eco = environment) of the complex and reciprocal relationship of all living beings (humans, animals and plants) to their environment as a branch of biology (science of living nature and the laws governing the course of animal, plant and human life). Ecology is the study of the overall balance of nature. The terms ecology and biology are often confused and interpreted differently. The difference is: organic means that no chemicals were used in cultivation, and ecological means that the environment was also protected or even promoted .

Conventional agrochemistry

Until the 1950s, it was common practice worldwide to use chemical agents on a massive scale in the fight against pests because little was known about the negative effects. Climate change also contributes to negative developments. The conventional agrochemicals of today, with their large-scale use of synthetic fertilisers and pesticides in the fight against pests such as insects, weeds and microorganisms, have been increasingly criticised since the 1980s and are considered incompatible...

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