Scottish winter oilseed rape cultivation 2015-2016: impact of the second year of neonicotinoid seed treatment restrictions

Survey on the impact of current EU neonicotinoid seed treatment restrictions on Scottish winter oilseed rape cultivation.


The authors would like to thank the farmers and agronomists who contributed the information presented in this report, this survey could not have been conducted without their voluntary contributions. The authors are also grateful to Fiona Burnett and Andy Evans ( SRUC) for their comments on the design of the original questionnaire. The authors would also like to thank Dave Garthwaite (Fera Science), Kevin O'Donnell ( SASA), Stephen Jess ( AFBI), Andy Evans ( SRUC) and Marie Coventry (Scottish Government) for reviewing the manuscript.


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