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Author(s):Croxford, A C
Author Affiliation:Environment Agency, Ecotoxicology and Hazardous Substances National Centre, Evenlode House, Howberry Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BD, UK
Title:Buffer zones to protect the aquatic environment
Meeting Info.:Brighton, UK: 16-19 November, 1998
Source:Brighton Crop Protection Conference - Pests and Diseases- 1998. Vol. 3, November 1998, p. 923-930.
# of Pages:8
Publishing Information:Farnham, Surrey, England: British Crop Protection Council
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Buffer zones; Pesticides; Fate; Environmental protection; Risk assessment; Standards
Abstract/Contents:"Some pesticides are highly biologically active and may harm aquatic life if they enter water. Pesticides may reach water via spray drift, surface run-off, movement through the soil and soil erosion. One way of reducing the amount of pesticide entering water, particularly from spray drift, is by the use of buffer zones or no-spray zones. This paper describes the current scheme for buffer zones in the UK and proposals for the introduction of a scheme of Local Environmental Risk Assessment for Pesticides (LERAP). It also discusses further ways in which LERAP may be developed and alternative methods of providing the necessary protection of the aquatic environment."
See Also:Other items relating to: Buffer Zones
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Croxford, A. C. 1998. Buffer zones to protect the aquatic environment. Brighton Crop Prot. Conf. Pests Dis. 3:p. 923-930.
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