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Method for Estimating Pesticide Use for County Areas of the Conterminous United States

By Gail P. Thelin, and Leonard P. Gianessi

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Open-File Report 00-250
Sacramento, California, 2000



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Abstract
Introduction
Background
Purpose And Scope
Approach
Environmental Framework
The National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy's State Pesticide Use Database
Method For Estimating County Pesticide Use
Census of Agriculture
Calculation of County Pesticide Use Estimates
Limitations of the County Pesticide Use Data for Water-Quality Assessment
Summaries of Pesticide Use
The National Water-Quality Assessment's Study Unit Summaries
Map Displays of Pesticide Use Data
Summary
References

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