1 Scottish Government includes Forestry Commission Scotland
2 Subsequently referred to as 'pests' (includes injurious insects, nematodes, fungi, bacteria, phytoplasmas and viruses)
3 The UK Plant Health Service comprises Defra (supported by Fera), together with the Forestry Commission and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
6 2015 figures (farm incomes (Total income from farming ( TIFF), published Jan. 2016) plus gross value added figures for Scottish forestry)
7 From 'The Future of Scottish Agriculture' discussion document ( http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0047/00479616.pdf)
9 £4.048 billion, UK Potato retail report, December 2014 ( http://www.potato.org.uk/sites/default/files/publication_upload/PCL%20Retail%20Report%20December%202014%20P11.pdf )
14 http://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/supporting/strategy-policy-guidance/forestry-strategy. This is currently being reviewed and publication is due in March 2017.
22 Definition: a pest of potential economic importance to the area endangered thereby and not yet present there, or present but not widely distributed and being officially controlled (International Plant Protection Convention ( IPPC), 1997)
23 Definition: a non-quarantine pest whose presence in plants for planting affects the intended use of those plants with an economically unacceptable impact and which is therefore regulated within the territory of the importing contracting party ( IPPC, 1997)
27 Government and partners ( e.g. SNH).This is likely to develop with the appointment of the Scottish Chief Plant Health Officer
32 Funded by Defra, the Biotechnology and Biological Research Council, the Natural Environment Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council, the Forestry Commission and Scottish Government
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