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Pesticide use and Safety - Resistance to Pesticides

Developed by Rupert Knowles Factors affecting Farmer’s Choice of Pesticide 1 Approval for the intended use - crop and pest Efficacy (does it kill the pest?) Safety to beneficials Safety to operator bearing in mind the equipment to be used Safety to consumer, public – within harvest interval Safety to environment – especially bees and aquatic environment Avoiding resistance Availability Ease of use Price

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