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Acronyms ABRAPA

Brazilian Cotton Producer’s Association

ABR

Responsible Brazilian Cotton

BCI

Better Cotton Initiative

BMP

Best Management Practice

Bt

Bacillus Thuringiensis

CICR

Central Institute of Cotton Research (India)

CMDT

Compagnie Malienne de Développement des Textiles

CmiA

Coton made in Africa

EFSA

The European Food Safety Authority

Embrapa Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation

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EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

GM/GM

Genetically Modified/Geneticaly Modified Organism

HHP

Highly Hazardous Pesticide

IARC

International Agency for Research on Cancer

ICAC

International Cotton Advisory Committee

ICAR

Indian Council of Agricultural research

IPM

Integrated Pest Management

IPPM

Integrated Pest and Production Management

IRM

Insecticide Resistance Management

LEC

Lutte Étagée Ciblée

NASS

National Agricultural Statistics Service

PAN

Pesticide Action Network

SEEP

Social, Environmental and Economic Panel of the International Cotton Advisory Committee

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

WHO

World Health Organization

Profile for PAN UK

Is cotton conquering its chemical addiction?  

A review of pesticide use in global cotton production - October 2017

Is cotton conquering its chemical addiction?  

A review of pesticide use in global cotton production - October 2017

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