Publication - Statistics

Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016

Published: 31 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate
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.

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

Acknowledgements

Thanks are due to all the growers who provided the information for this report. Thanks are also due to Amber Cottingham ( AHDB) for information on Scottish seed potato production and 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 David Garthwaite and colleagues at the Food & Environment Research Agency (York), Paul Gavin at the Scottish Government's Agricultural Census Analysis Team and to Adrian Roberts of Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland for support.


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