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Pesticide usage in Scotland 2016: soft fruit crops – revised 2020

Revised report to correct inaccuracies in active substance application weight data that were overestimated in the original soft fruit crop 2016 report published in 2017.

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Acknowledgements

Thanks are due to all the growers who provided the information for this report. Thanks are also due to Jackie Hughes (SASA), 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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