Pesticide Usage in Scotland: Outdoor Vegetable Crops 2017

This publication presents information from a survey of pesticide use on outdoor vegetable crops grown in Scotland during 2017.


The authors would like to thank all the farmers, agronomists, contractors and seed merchants who agreed to provide information for this survey. The authors would also like to thank Fiona Burnett ( SRUC), Faye Ritchie, Sacha White and Sarah Cook ( ADAS) and Bashir Surfraz (Fera Science Ltd) for their very helpful comments on the manuscript. In addition, the authors are grateful for support and advice from Adam Hinchcliffe and his colleagues 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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