Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

GLP

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1123

An acronym for “Good Laboratory Practice,” representing internationally recognized, sound standards of conduct and procedures. The objective of GLP is to ensure the generation of high quality and reliable test data. In entomology, GLP is usually reference to the context of pesticide assessment, but has broad application to laboratory-based science, and has a corresponding protocol for field research, “Good Field Practice” (GFP).

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