Fresenius “Behaviour of pesticides in Air Soil and Water

Date: November 4th - 5th 2020

Location: to be announced shortly


Regulatory issues

  • European Commission update on Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009
  • EFSA update on developments
  • Harmonisation updates in the Northern, Central and Southern zones
  • FOCUS degradation kinetics guidance
  • Plant protection regulation update from Health Canada
  • KEMI’s dialogue-based multi stakeholder approach

Environmental fate

  • Non-extractable residues (NER) in degradation assessment
  • Field dissipation studies in the Netherlands
  • Lipophilicity of (non-)ionised chemicals and root uptake
  • TFA in a long-term semi-field study
  • Aquatic exposure assessment of pesticides in Latin America

Exposure, risk assessment and mitigation

  • Pesticide monitoring in the Netherlands
  • Spatial modelling for groundwater: Use for registration, design, interpretation of monitoring
  • Risk assessment measures aimed at preventing pesticide contamination in small catchments
  • Guidance document on treated seeds
  • Drift modelling and landscape assessment

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