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1992 County Pesticide Use Estimates for 200 Compounds

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
1991
End Date
1993
File Modification Date
2017-05-26 09:04:01

Citation

Gail Thelin, 20051004, 1992 County Pesticide Use Estimates for 200 Compounds: U.S. Geological Survey.

Summary

This dataset includes information for 200 pesticides on the average amount (pounds) applied to 87 agricultural crops and the acres of crops treated for counties within the conterminous United States. These data were derived by combining published state pesticide use coefficients published by the National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy (NCFAP) and county harvested crop acres available from the 1992 Census of Agriculture. A description of the methods used to develop the county database is published in USGS OFR 00-250, "Method for Estimating Pesticide Use" and is available online from: http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/pubs/ofr/ofr00250. Maps showing the geographic distribution of use patterns for 199 compounds (BT was not mapped) area [...]

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Gail Thelin
Originator :
Gail Thelin
Metadata Contact :
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey

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pesticide_use92.xml
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Purpose

These data are useful for estimating pesticide use by crop and compound at National, state and regional scales.

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