Test them before removing from list

August 2008
Farmers Weekly;8/15/2008, p68
Trade Publication
The author recommends stringent testing to remove pesticides from the British list. She explains that higher crop yields have been assisted by plant breeding and fertilisers, but are largely due to pesticides. Without the aid of pesticides, according to the author, crops will probably become uneconomic to grow and Great Britain could become an importer rather than exporter, particularly of grain.


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