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Abbreviation for Integrated Pest Management; see under Integrated Pest Management.

A form of plant protection in agriculture that incorporates or integrates (integratio = creating a unit) various measures. Through a well-coordinated combination of economically, ecologically/biologically and toxicologically suitable methods, high-quality products are to be produced in an economically viable manner while conserving resources and preserving biodiversity.

The overriding aim is to intervene in the ecological balance as little and as gently as possible. This is a sub-aspect of KIP (Controlled Integrated Production).

Integrierter Pflanzenschutz - Erdkugel und Graphik

Integrated crop protection methods: 1 = biological methods, 2 = physical methods, 3 = grape variety selection, 4 = chemical processes, 5 = cultivation methods, 6 = biotechnical methods

IPM (Integrated Pest Management)

There are also the terms IP (Integrated Production/Plant Protection) and/or KIP (Controlled Integrated Production) as well as the colloquial terms natural/environmentally friendly viticulture. Internationally, IPM (Integrated Pest Management) is commonly used. Integrated viticulture is a method for the economic production of high-quality grapes, wine and other grape products. By taking an overall view of the "vineyard ecosystem", all measures are included in integrated pest...

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