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Compiled by

Trevor Lewis, Marion Gratwick (pests), Roger Plumb (diseases) and Kathryn Wright (weeds)

Specialist advisors:

  • Mike Asher
  • Anthony Biddle
  • Jennie Blood Smyth
  • Ken Evans
  • Alan Dewar
  • David Green
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Bill Parker
  • Richard Harrington
  • Martin Parham
  • Nicholas Peters

Production manager: Anne Sweetmore

Software development: Peter Cornelius

Image scanning: Tom Garwood and Chris Willimott

Picture sources

BCPC is pleased to acknowledge illustrations from:

ADAS/CSL/Crown Copyright: Central Science Laboratory / Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
[Williams, J.B. & Morrison, J.R. (1987) ADAS Colour Atlas of Weed Seedlings. Wolfe Publishing Ltd, Weert.]

Alford, D.V.

Amphlett, Michael J.


BASF [Hanf, M. (1983) The Arable Weeds of Europe with their seedlings and seeds. BASF, Ludwigshafen.]

Blackwell Science [Chancellor, R.J. (1966) The Identification of Weed Seedlings of Farm and Garden (1981 edn). Blackwell Science, Oxford.]

Bowen, S.

British Trust for Ornithology

Dewar, A.

Downer, T.E.

Dunn, J.A.

Hansard, A.

Hill, D.S.

Holt Studios Photograph Library

Hooper, D.J.

Horticulture Research International

IACR Broom's Barn

IACR Long Ashton

IACR Rothamsted

Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research

Jackson, A.

Kirk, W.J.D. (Keele University)

Lacasa, A.

Legutowska, H.

Lewis, T.

Processors and Growers Research Organisation

Rentokil Initial plc

Scottish Agricultural College

Scottish Agricultural Science Agency

Schering Agriculture [Anon. (1990) Weed Guide. Schering Agriculture, Nottingham.]

Syngenta [Hafliger, E. & Brun-Hool, J. (1968) Ciba-Geigy Weed Tables. Ciba-Geigy Ltd, Basle; Hafliger, E. & Scholz, H. (1981) Grass Weeds 2. Ciba-Geigy Ltd, Basle.]

Winder, G.H.