LERAPS Guide - Broadcast Air-Assisted Sprayers (PB6533)

Broadcast Air-Assisted Sprayers.
Local Environmental Risk Assessment for Pesticides


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A Step-by-Step Guide to Reducing Aquatic Buffer Zones

This booklet applies to broadcast air-assisted sprayers only.
Different rules apply to horizontal boom sprayers. The booklet assumes that all necessary planning for the crop, the spray operation and product selection has been done in advance and that requirements of the Green Code are followed throughout.
The LERAP scheme applies only to reducing buffer zones laid down to protect water. You cannot reduce buffer zones designed to safeguard hedges, field margins etc under the LERAP scheme.


Why is a LERAP Important?
Scheme Outline
Equipment Types Covered by this Scheme
Crop Types Covered
Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
The Four Steps
Annex A
Annex B
Further Information & Contacts

Pesticides Safety Directorate, 2002, PB6533

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