Free Access Databases

Compendium of Pesticide Common Names

The Compendium contains over 1200 ISO approved  names, with nomenclature data sheets for more than 1800 different active ingredients and more than 350 ester and salt derivatives, made accessible by a comprehensive set of indexes and a classification.



A searchable guide to UK arable and field crop pests, diseases and weeds

Are you a farmer or grower, a crop consultant, advisor, or an agricultural student, lecturer or teacher? Or are you just interested in the production of field crops and vegetables?

Then this FREE searchable database is for you.

Concise information and over 1000 pictures of pests, diseases and weeds on 34 different crops.

Once a harmful agent has been identified, its significance and appropriate control measures can be obtained from or the hardcopy UK Pesticide Guide.


GM / Biotech Crops Service

Keep abreast of latest developments and capabilities in the Global GM sector

BCPC’s NEW Biotech Crops Info service is designed for anyone involved or interested in plant breeding, crop production, agronomy and biotechnology.

The three-tier service comprises :

  • Biotech Crops Manual
    A frequently updated searchable database containing over 1000 crops, traits and events available in global markets
  • Biotech Crops Weekly Update
    Provides links to the latest plant breeding and genetics news
    With impartial, independent, reliable and current data the service will ensure you are kept abreast of the latest developments in conventional GM technology, genome editing, gene suppression and other advanced breeding techniques.