The consequences of the ‘cut off’ criteria for pesticides : alternative methods of cultivation
Chandler, Dave, Bending, G. D. (Gary D.), Clarkson, John P., Davidson, G. (Gill), Hall, S., Mills, P., Pink, David, Skirvin, David J., Neve, Paul, Kennedy, Richard, Greaves, Justin, Grant, Wyn and Collier, R. H. (2008) The consequences of the ‘cut off’ criteria for pesticides : alternative methods of cultivation. [Report]Full text not available from this repository.
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Commission proposal for a Regulation to replace Council Directive 91/414/EEC is currently being negotiated. The current Directive provides the framework for the authorisation and marketing of agricultural pesticides. The Regulation will update the human and environmental safety ‘cut off’ criteria by which plant protection products are approved. This may result in the prohibition of a significant number of synthetic chemical pesticide products. Various non-chemical control methods can make valuable contributions to crop protection. The aim of this briefing note is to provide information on technologies that complement, or can be used as alternatives to, the application of synthetic chemical pesticides.
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies|
|Series Name:||Policy Department B : Structural and Cohesion Policies|
|Place of Publication:||Brussels|
|Number of Pages:||43|
|Description:||Briefing note for the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament" (European Parliament : Brussels).|
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