Total pesticide consumption per hectare of agricultural land
The baseline for calculating the consumption of pesticides per hectare was total agricultural land area (even though pesticides are not applied on all farmland)
Pesticides include the following categories: fungicides and bactericides, herbicides and insecticides.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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