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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Silsoe Spray Application Unit

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PS2005: The development and validation of a Bystander and Residential Exposure Assessment Model (BREAM)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2010, Cost £758,176
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Countryside, Decision Support Tools, Environment and Health, Environmental monitoring, Hazardous substances, Health, Health Effects, Human Activities, Methodologies/forecasting tools - data collection, Modelling, Modelling/Projections, Monitoring and evaluation, Pesticide use, Policy Development, Public Health, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2008: Measurements of by-stander contamination during and post the application of pesticides relevant to arable crops in typical UK conditions: Part 2: Studies with a volatile formulation.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2006, Cost £41,185
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Crops, Deposits, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals, Residues
 
 
PS2010: A review of methods of reducing drift without compromising product efficacy
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2006, Cost £25,888
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Crop Improvement, Environmental Effects, Application, Pest and Weed Control, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Plants and Animals
 
 
PS2011: Aquatic buffer zones in the UK - the potential to extend the existing LERAP scheme for boom sprayers
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2007, Cost £9,965
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Crops, Decision Making, Environmental Impact, Environmental Protection, Farming, Land, Application, Pesticide use, Water, Water Quality and Use, Biodiversity
 
 
PS2016: Investigation of the source of post-application pesticide emissions from crops
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £14,218
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Crops, Environment and Health, Environmental monitoring, Air quality monitoring, Hazardous substances, Arable, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Public Health, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2020: Identifying methods of controlling spray drift when using increased boom heights.
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £74,887
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Pesticide Application Technology
Keywords:  
Agricultural Land, Chemicals, Decision Support Tools, Environment and Health, Environmental Impact, Environmental monitoring, Environmental Protection, Equipment Design, Farming, Analysis, Modelling, Monitoring and evaluation, Application, Pesticide use, Pollution
 
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