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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Sale of pesticide in Norway
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Due to the high latitude and a relatively short growing season in Norway, the number of pests is limited compared with middle and southern Europe. However, some weed species are more dominant due to a general wet and cold climate. In 1985, 1,529 tonnes of pesticide active ingredients were sold. This was reduced to an average of 803 tonnes between 1991 and 1996.