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    Field Data Services

    Who we are Field Data Services sits within the Centre for Inventory, Forecasting and Operational Support (IFOS) and brings together highly skilled and valued staff from the previous teams of Technical Services Unit (TSU), Technical Development Branch (TDB), and the National Forest Inventory Quality Assurance (NFI QA). Field Data Services provide reliable, timely and high-quality field data […]
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    Pesticide efficacy testing

    Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) recognised design and management of pesticide efficacy trials, with specialist tree tolerance testing and forestry test sites. Service overview Plant protection products – herbicides, insecticides and biocides – are only approved for sale and use in the UK once they have completed rigorous registration test. These trials ensure that products are not harmful to […]
  • Publications

    Reducing pesticide use in forestry

    Lead Author: I Willoughby
    UK Government and European policy is to minimise pesticide use as far as possible. Covering pest, disease, vegetation and wildlife management, and based upon the latest research, Reducing Pesticide Use in Forestry can help forestry practitioners to assess the impact of any problem and select a non-chemical solution. Two simple flowcharts summarise the decision process […]
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    Planning and Managing Pesticide Stores

    Lead Author: Bill J Jones
    This Technical Note outlines legislation governing pesticide use and sets out training and certification requirements relevant to pesticide storage. It provides recommendations on planning, constructing and maintaining permanent and mobile pesticide stores and gives guidance on the management and safe storage of pesticides. Advice is also given on waste disposal, health and safety issues and […]
  • Publications

    Cleaning mechanised pesticide spray equipment

    Lead Author: Bill J Jones
    This Technical Note sets out the procedures for cleaning pesticide applicators and proposes a cleaning regime drawn from current sources of best practice.
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    Using dye markers to reduce pesticide use

    Lead Author: I Willoughby
    Colourants used as dye markers may allow the better targeting of pesticide sprays, and could help to protect operators, as well as reducing overall levels of pesticide use in forestry.
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    [Archive] Provisional code of practice for the use of pesticides in Great Britain

    Lead Author: Forestry Commission
    The Code of Practice in this Occasional Paper is made for the guidance of users of pesticides in forestry. It amplifies the requirements both of the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, 1988. The code is intended to cover the use of pesticides for the protection of […]
  • Media

    Agroforestry Tree Species Guide v5

    Agroforestry Tree Species Guide v5
  • Media

    Planning and Managing Pesticide Stores

    Planning and Managing Pesticide Stores
  • Media

    Cleaning Mechanised Pesticide Spray Equipment

    Cleaning Mechanised Pesticide Spray Equipment
  • Publications

    Selecting nozzles for hand-held applicators

    Lead Author: Bill J Jones
    This Technical Note provides guidance on the selection of appropriate spray nozzle(s) for use in the application of pesticides. Influences on selection, such as type of target, weather conditions, pesticide formulation, spray equipment and spray quality, are described. Information is provided on the British Crop Protection Nozzle Code. Types of nozzle and their functions, care […]
  • Tools and Resources

    Tree health and protection services

    Laboratory services and PC and web based decision support systems