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of 6 May 1999. June 2012
on the General principles of integrated pest management
The Ministry of agriculture shall be determined according to section 88 para. 1 (b). e) of Act No.
326/2004 Coll., on phytosanitary care and amendments to some related
laws, as amended by Act No. 199/2009 Coll. (hereinafter the "Act") to perform
§ 5 para. 3 of the Act:
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This Decree incorporates the relevant provisions of the European Union) and the ' ^ 1 '
General principles of integrated pest management.
For the purposes of this Decree:
and the threshold of harm) scientifically based degree of occurrence
the body, which is necessary to perform a protective measures in order to
prevent economic damage as a result of the negative impact of harmful
the organism to reduce the yield or the quality of the plants or plant
(b) the warning procedure) information on expected or confirmed
the occurrence or spread of the harmful organism, which can cause
economically significant damage.
General principles of integrated pest management
(1) to prevent or reduce the occurrence of harmful organisms out of
indirect plant protection methods applied, in particular, the following measures:
a) crop rotation,
(b)) the use of cultivation practices,
(c)) the use of species resistant or tolerant to harmful organisms and
seed and propagating material satisfying the requirements laid down by other legislation ^ 2)
d) balanced fertilisation, liming and water regime,
e) sanitary measures, or
f) protection and enhancement of useful organisms the use of appropriate measures
plant protection products.
(2) monitoring the occurrence of harmful organisms shall be carried out using the procedures and
tools published by law, which shall include in particular the observation of
on the site, warning systems, forecasting the occurrence of harmful organisms and
early determination of the methods or the use of advice consultants
professionally qualified according to law.
(3) plant protection method selection is based on the basis of objective
analysis of infestation by the harmful organism or provided the results of the
monitoring the occurrence of harmful organisms, with the use of Prague
harm if they are for the harmful organism or bred
the plant established and published pursuant to § 5 para. 4 (b). (b)) and e) of the Act.
(4) before the chemical methods are preferred to biological, physical and
other non-chemical methods, if they provide effective protection against the concerned
(5) use the products or methods of protection that are as much as possible
specific to the harmful organism concerned and have as little side
effects on human health, non-target organisms and the environment.
(6) the product or another way to direct plant protection will only apply
to the extent necessary, such as the benefits of lower
the boundary of the recommendations, by reducing the frequency of use or implementation of the
selection of the treatment. At the same time shall take into account, in order to increase the
the risk of developing resistance to the harmful organisms concerned products.
(7) the available anti-resistance strategies are used to
maintain the effectiveness of the products and slowed the spread of resistance of malicious
of the organism to the products, unless the risk of the emergence of resistance of malicious
the organism against a specific way to the plant published
plant protection management or professional user is known to other
and if the degree of the occurrence of the harmful organism requires repeated
treatment of cultivated plants.
(8) validates the success of the applied plant protection measures on the
records of the use of and monitoring the degree of occurrence
The effectiveness of the
This Decree shall enter into force on 1 January 2000. January 2014.
Ing. Sarah b in r.
1) European Parliament and Council Directive 2009/128/EC of 21 June 1999. October
2009, establishing a framework for Community action to
achieve a sustainable use of pesticides.
2) Act No. 218/2003 Coll., on marketing of seeds and plants grown
plants and amending some laws (law on the circulation of seeds and plants), in
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