Universität Rostock, 2010
Abstract: The thesis analyses how the use of chemical pesticides can be reduced by preventive agronomic measures. A theoretical part including a summary of resulty from experiments on Integrated Crop Management is followed by statistical analyses of data from practical farms. At first, use intensity of pesticides is described. Then, the relationship of chemical and preventive measures is analysed with ordination, cluster and regressionmethods. The results presented will help to improve the pesticide use monitoring in Germany as well as the estimation of the necessary extent of pesticide use.
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