Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Arable crops and Potato stores 2022

This publication presents information from a survey of pesticide use on Arable crops and Potato stores in Scotland during 2022.


The authors would like to thank all the farmers, agronomists, contractors and seed merchants who agreed to provide information for this survey. Thanks are also due to Gillian Reay and Jackie Hughes (SASA), Fiona Burnett (SRUC), Sara Cook (ADAS) and Ingrid den Hoed (CRD) for editorial assistance. In addition, the authors are grateful for support and advice from Lewis Ridley and David Garthwaite at Fera Science Ltd, Paul Gavin at the Scottish Government's Agricultural Census Analysis Team and Adrian Roberts of Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland.



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