Sustainable strategies for the improvement of seriously degraded agricultural areas: The example of Pistachia vera L

EC Environment - Life Programme

With the contribution of the LIFE + financial instrument of the European Union

Questionnaire for Life Cycle Analysis

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
Please specify the net Pistachia vera L. production for each of the past 5 years? (kg or tonnes)
Please specify the open-split pistachio vera L. production for each of the past 5 years? (kg or tonnes)
AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES
Please specify the organic load of the chemical fertilizers that you apply in your orchard
per hectare in kg
per hectare in kg
per hectare in kg
 NameType
1
2
3
4
Amount of organic fertilizer applied.
 CompostManureOther
Ν (Nitrogen)
in kg
in kg
in kg
Ρ (Phosphorus)
in kg
in kg
in kg
Κ (Potassium)
in kg
in kg
in kg
Total content per ha/year (in kg)
 Total content per ha/year (in tonnes or liters)Type/NameSupplier
Fungicide
Herbicide
Bactericide
Insecticide
IRRIGATION PRACTICES
 Quantity per ha/year (in m3)
Domestic (Water, surface)
Private (Groundwater)
Cistern/Water Reservoir
Other
Additional information regarding Domestic/Public sources
Additional information regarding Private sources
Additional information regarding Cistern sources
Irrigation equipment
Water table
OTHER AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES
 Total working hours per yearNumber of laborersTime Period eg. From October to November Type of machineryTotal operation hours of machinery per year
Tillage-weeding
Hoeing
Chemical Fertilizer application
Organic Fertilizer application (manure)
Pesticide application - Spraying
Pruning
Irrigation
Harvesting
Transportation
Other, please specify
 Total operation hours of machinery per year Type of machineryCost per kg of marketable product Other
Transporting of harvest product
Dehulling
Sorting/Pre-cleaning
Drying/Roasting
Grading
Other (please specify)
ENERGETIC DEMANDS (in orchards)
WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTISES
Which type of waste management is used for the solid waste of your crop?
 Waste managementQuantity/ ha/year (in kg)
Shells
Pruning waste
Waste plastic
Pesticides (packaging)
Other, please specify
PERSONAL DETAILS (Optional answer)

FOR QUESTIONS - INFORMATION
Prof. Konstantinos Komnitsas
Technical University of Crete
Department of Mineral Resources Engineering
73100 Akrotiri, Hania, Crete, Greece
Email: komni@mred.tuc.gr
Tel.: +30 28210 37686

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