Reliable Organic Certification Organization.
It is the National Program for Organic Production formulated by Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India.
NSOP means National Standards for Organic Production, formulated by Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India for National Program for Organic Production
Farming systems dependent on input of artificial fertilizers and/or chemicals and pesticides or which are not in conformity with the basic standards of organic production.
It is a system of farm design and management to create an eco system, which can achieve sustainable productivity without the use of artificial external inputs such as chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
Certified organic means that organic product has been certified by an accredited certification agency and the product has been produced and /processed according to National/Or International standard for organic production.
The time between the start of organic management and the certification of crops as organic.
The process of changing an agricultural farm from conventional to organic farm. This is also called transition.
Shall include the site visit to verify that the performance of an operation is in accordance with the Organic production or processing standards.
Shall mean any production where the same unit is growing, breeding, handling or processing the same products both in a certified organic and a non-certified organic system. Similarly a situation with “organic” and “in conversion” production of the same product is also parallel production.
Shall be when part of a conventional farm or unit has already been converted to organic production or processing and a part is in the process of conversion.