Swedish Pesticide Policy in a Changing Environment

  • Olle Pettersson


As in most industrial or postindustrial countries, Swedish agriculture during past decades, as well as today, is being subjected to major technological, environmental, economic, and social changes. The dominating trends in this development are fairly uniform; higher yields and more efficient production by utilization of better plant and animal varieties, together with technical and chemical aids.


Control Input Pest Control Chemical Pesticide Sodium Chlorate Individual Pesticide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olle Pettersson
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  1. 1.Swedish University of Agricultural SciencesUppsalaSweden

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