The UK Pesticide Guide 2016 – highlights new products

14th January 2016

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The UK Pesticide Guide 2016jointly published by BCPC and CAB International, contains 23 new active ingredient profiles plus hundreds of new Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use (EAMUs) – vital for the production of less mainstream crops.

The latest data is available as a printed book and as a convenient online resource ukpesticideguide.co.uk, which can be accessed on smart phones and tablets. BASIS members will also benefit by earning 2 CPD points when purchasing the book and 3 CPD points when subscribing to the online resource.

“2015 has been a good year with more gains in active ingredient profiles than losses,” comments Mr Martin Lainsbury, editor of The UK Pesticide Guide. “The biggest change this year is that all products are going through a renewal process as the Hazard Classifications and Safety Phrases are standardized with the rest of the world under the CPL Regulations. Not all products have undergone this update process yet but they need to be updated by June 2017.”

“For 2016 the book includes: two new herbicides – for use in winter cereals and potatoes, two new fungicides, spearmint oil as a sprout suppressant in potatoes and garlic extract for nematode control. We have however lost oxadiazon and 11 profiles have been demoted to the Products Also Registered (PAR) section,” says Martin. “I would strongly recommend users of The UK Pesticide Guide take advantage ofthe package of both the hard copy and the online version – ukpesticideguide.co.uk. This online resource enables us to run frequent updates, add appropriate EAMUs and include new approvals as they come on stream.”

To obtain your copy of The UK Pesticide Guide 2016 priced at £51.00, or choose the combined package at £99.00 contact: BCPC Publications Sales, 7 Omni Business Centre, Omega Park, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2QD UK. Tel: +44 (0) 1420 593 200 Email: publications@bcpc.org. Credit cards are accepted. Secure orders can also be placed online from the BCPC website onwww.bcpc.org/bookshop. To subscribe to the web-based resource only, priced £65 per year, visit www.ukpesticideguide.co.uk

Further Information

Being a printed publication The UK Pesticide Guide 2016 provides a snapshot of PARs, EAMUs and approved products up until mid-October 2015 when the Guide went to press. Any additional approvals made since that time can be accessed via BCPC’s online service: ukpesticideguide.co.uk.

The UK Pesticide Guide 2016

ISBN 978 1 780647 937 (Book) c.786pp Pub: January 2016

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