14 January 2014 – The UK Pesticide Guide 2015, jointly published by CABI and the British Crop Protection Council (BCPC), is now available to buy. The Guide is a comprehensive pesticide planning tool, essential for the coming spray season, and the most authoritative source of information on pesticides and adjuvants for UK agriculture, horticulture, forestry and amenity use.

Edited by a leading authority in the field, Martin Lainsbury, this new edition is thoroughly updated with new active ingredient listings, including some new combinations of existing actives. The additions include:

  • – Six new herbicide profiles – bromoxynil octanoate + diflufenican, chlorotoluron + diflufenican + pendimethalin, clomazone + pendimethalin, 2,4-D + glyphosate, foramsulfuron + iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium and imazamox + metazachlor + quinmerac.
  • – Six new fungicide profiles – bacillus subtilis, azoxystrobin + tebuconazole, cyproconazole + penthiopyrad, difenconazole + paclobutrazole, difenconazole + mandipropamid, and dimethomorph + pyraclostrobin.
  • One new insecticide – etofenprox for use against pollen beetle in oilseed rape.

The latest data is available as a printed book and as a convenient online resource,, which can now be accessed on smart phones and tablets. BASIS members will also benefit by earning 2 CPD points when purchasing the book and 3 CPD points for subscribing to the online resource.

“For 2015, the book contains 13 new active ingredient profiles, which include one new insecticide for pollen beetle control in oilseed rape. Hundreds of new EAMUs are also included which are vital for the production of the less mainstream crops,” says Mr. Lainsbury.

An essential guide for authorities, contractors, advisors, professional groundkeepers, farmers, local government, gardeners and sprayer operators, the UK Pesticide Guide 2015 is now available from the CABI Bookshop.


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