The Danish Pesticide Leaching Assessment Programme. Monitoring results May 1999 - June 2017

Annette E. Rosenbom (Editor), Sachin Karan, Nora Badawi, Lasse Gudmundsson, Carl Henrik Hansen, Jolanta Kazmierczak, Carsten B. Nielsen, Finn Plauborg, Preben Olsen

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In 1998, the Danish Parliament initiated the Pesticide Leaching Assessment Programme (PLAP), an intensive monitoring programme aimed at evaluating the leaching risk of pesticides and/or their degradation products (metabolites) under field conditions. The objective of the PLAP is to improve the scientific foundation for decision-making in the Danish regulation of pesticides. The specific aim is to analyse whether pesticides applied in accordance with current regulations will result in leaching of the pesticide and/or its degradation products to groundwater in unacceptable concentrations.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCopenhagen
Number of pages182
ISBN (Electronic)978-87-7871-491-6
ISBN (Print)978-87-7871-492-3
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019

Publication series

SeriesThe Danish Pesticide Leaching Assessment Programme. Monitoring results


  • Denmark

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 2: Water Resources

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