Orchards

Plantagen mit Obstanbau/Obstbäumen (Äpfel, Aprikosen etc.); spezielle Version: extensiver Obstanbau auf Wiesen mit einer höheren Anzahl von Obstbäumen (Obstgarten/Streuobstwiese).

Quelle: Definition entwickelt durch das Eucaland-Projekt für Projektzwecke
Obstplantage
Extensive Streuobstwiese, im Hintergrund intensive Obstplantagen auf Terrassen, Cornillac/Frankreich (Foto: Alexandra KRUSE 2016)

Extensive Streuobstwiese, im Hintergrund intensive Obstplantagen auf Terrassen, Cornillac/Frankreich (Foto: Alexandra KRUSE 2016)

Database entries for Orchards

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18th century when planting of fruit trees at arable land took place

recently orchard meadows are gaining more attention –> establishment of new plots (i.e. the program “Landscaping orchard” of the 2nd pillar of the CAP, as… [Read more]

Some writings about orchards in France dating from the 16th Century have been found.

  • Fruit-growing in Slovakia has a long tradition. The natural and climatic conditions enable cultivation of varied cultivar, especially plum trees that were cultivated in ancient times.
  • Archaeological findings demonstrate that apple trees, pear trees, peach and plum trees have been grown since 4-5 thousand years B.C. As an example, a pear tree found in Šárovce village and a peach stone in… [Read more]