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Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016

Published: 31 Oct 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781788512596

This publication presents information from a survey of pesticide use on arable crops and potato stores in Scotland during 2016.

178 page PDF

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178 page PDF

3.2MB

Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Acknowledgements and References

178 page PDF

3.2MB

Acknowledgements and References

Acknowledgements

Thanks are due to all the farmers who provided the information for this report. Thanks are also due to Jackie Hughes ( SASA), Fiona Burnett, Stuart Wale, Innes Jessiman and Ruairidh Bain ( SRUC), Yiqun Chen ( HSE), Sarah Cook, Peter Gladders and Sacha White ( ADAS) for editorial assistance. In addition, the authors are grateful for the support from Mr David Garthwaite and his colleagues at Fera Science Limited, Mr Paul Gavin at the Scottish Government's Agricultural Census Analysis Team and to Mr Adrian Roberts of Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland.

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