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|Title: ||Jardim tolerante, jardim saudável. Uma abordagem menos tóxica|
|Authors: ||Figueiredo, Ana de Miranda Rito|
|Advisor: ||Almeida, Ana Luísa Brito dos Santos de Sousa Soares Ló de|
Lecoq, Nuno Cara de Anjo
|Keywords: ||organic gardening|
integrated pest management
|Issue Date: ||2011|
|Citation: ||Figueiredo, Ana de Miranda Rito - Jardim tolerante, jardim saudável. Uma abordagem menos tóxica. Lisboa: ISA, 2011|
|Abstract: ||Plant protection is an extremely important factor in the process of creating and maintaining a garden.
The vegetation that embellishes the streets, gardens and parks must always be as healthy and
aesthetically pleasant as possible.
This dissertation aims to make people aware of the dangers of using pesticides unadvisedly,
especially when there are other viable alternatives with greater potential for long term success. It also
reveals the importance of a certain degree of tolerance regarding every organism which inhabits each
Parallels are drawn between Integrated Pest Management’s agricultural practices and the needs for
designing and maintaining a sustainable garden.
The Calouste Gulbenkian’s Foundation gardens case study aims to illustrate the concepts developed
in the theoretical part of this essay. On the other hand, the case study of an hypothetical garden intends
to exemplify the practicality of the projectual and preventive/defensive least toxic solutions for pest and
disease control on some of the most common plants used in Portuguese gardens.|
|Description: ||Mestrado em Arquitectura Paisagista - Instituto Superior de Agronomia|
|Appears in Collections:||BISA - Dissertações de Mestrado / Master Thesis|
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