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dc.contributor.authorStetkiewicz Sen
dc.contributor.authorBruce Aen
dc.contributor.authorBurnett FJen
dc.contributor.authorEnnos RAen
dc.contributor.authorTopp CFEen
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-30T12:58:24Z
dc.date.available2018-05-30T12:58:24Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.citation112en
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2018.05.005
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11262/11459
dc.description.abstractIntegrated Pest Management (IPM) offers a suite of ways by which to reduce the need for pesticide use, thus minimising environmental damage and pathogen resistance build-up in crop production. Farmers and agronomists active in the Scottish spring barley sector were surveyed to determine the extent to which they currently use or are open to implementing three IPM measures – varietal disease resistance, crop rotation, and forecasting disease pressure – in order to control three important fungal diseases. Overall, the survey results demonstrate that farmers and agronomists are open to using the three IPM techniques. However, gaps between actual and perceived recent practice were large: despite over 60% of farmers stating that they sowed varieties highly resistant to Rhynchosporium or Ramularia, less than one third of reportedly sown varieties were highly resistant to these diseases. Similarly, over 80% of farmers indicated that they used crop rotations, yet 66% of farmers also reported sowing consecutive barley often/always. Further research is needed in order to understand why these gaps exist, and how they can be reduced in future in order to increase IPM uptake and optimise pesticide use.en
dc.description.sponsorshipScottish Government RESAS Strategic Research Programme (RD2.1.6)en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.isformatof14871en
dc.relation.ispartofCrop Protectionen
dc.rightsCopyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. This manuscript version is made available after the end of the 12 month embargo period under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subjectIntegrated pest managementen
dc.subjectFarmer decision makingen
dc.subjectDisease resistanceen
dc.subjectCrop rotationen
dc.titlePerception v practice: farmer attitudes towards and uptake of IPM in Scottish spring barleyen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.description.versionAccepted manuscript
dc.extent.pageNumbers96-102en
rioxxterms.publicationdate2018-05-26
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen
dcterms.dateAccepted2018-05-07
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refterms.dateToSearch2019-05-26
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