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Pesticide usage in Scotland: rodenticide use by local authorities 2015

Published: 5 Oct 2016

This report presents the results of a survey of rodenticide use by local authorities in domestic, industrial and agricultural settings in Scotland during 2015.

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Pesticide usage in Scotland: rodenticide use by local authorities 2015
References

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References

1. Wardlaw, J. Hughes, J., Monie, C. & Reay, G. (2015) Rodenticides on Arable Farms 2014. Scottish Government, AFRC, Edinburgh

2. Hughes, J., Watson, J., Monie, C. & Reay, G. (2014) Rodenticide Use on Grassland and Fodder Farms 2013. Scottish Government, AFRC, Edinburgh

3. Dawson, A. & Garthwaite, D. (2002) Rodenticide Usage by Local Authorities in Great Britain 2001. Central Science Laboratory, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

4. Buckle, A. & Prescott, C. (2012) The Current Status of Anticoagulant Resistance in Rats and Mice in the UK. A Report to HSE from the Rodenticide Resistance Action Group http://www.bpca.org.uk/assets/RRAG-ReportAnticoagulantResistanceintheUK.pdf

5. Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use ( CRRU) Best practice guidance http://www.thinkwildlife.org/crru-code/

6. Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use ( CRRU) Rodenticide stewardship guidance http://www.thinkwildlife.org/important-information-on-stewardship/

7. Hughes, J., Sharp, E., Taylor, MJ., Melton, L., Hartley, G. (2013) Monitoring agricultural rodenticide use and secondary exposure of raptors in Scotland. Ecotoxicology. 22(6):974-84.

8. National records of Scotland 2014 mid-year population estimate http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/mid-year-population-estimates/mid-2014/list-of-tables

9. Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings ( ASHE) 2015 (Table 8.5a)
http://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/earningsandworkinghours/datasets/placeofresidencebylocalauthorityashetable8


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