Pesticides and biocides are carefully assessed by HSE or CRD prior to approval under the Plant Protection Products regulations and the Biocidal Products regulations.Our services
The survey team collects usage data on arable, soft fruit, orchards, vegetable and protected edible crops biennially, and on grassland and fodder crops every four years. The reports detail pesticide usage on each crop in terms of weight, area and percentage treated with specific active substances. It surveys the use of conventional pesticides, adjuvants, bio-pesticides and living bio-control organisms and collects information relating to;
With access to this extensive data set, our scientists can provide you with a range of services and reports to help you understand changing use, identify opportunities and support your ongoing risk assessments.
The services we provide using this data can help you to:
Predictive analytics, using the ‘big data’ from the surveys, allows you to scan and analyse information on the latest developments in your industry, its environment and trends in use.
Analysis of the data can help you to understand where and how your products are being used, what proportion of the overall market they account for and how this has changed over time.
The insights gained from analysing your market and its competitors can help you to understand trends and identify potential opportunities.
Our Pesticide Usage Surveys have been conducted for just over 50 years, as a result of concerns over the use of organochlorines, in particular DDT, and their effect on human health and non-target organisms.
It contains data from approximately 200 separate surveys, making it one of the largest and most robust data sources available to the agrochemical and plant protection industry.
Enabling industry to identify challenges and opportunities in current and future initiatives to aid profitability. This analysis supports industry to understand your own markets better aiding the pathway for a more efficient compound registration.
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