BMP Cotton - Best Management Practices

Less Chemicals

A natural decision

By the end of 2006, 46 per cent of the Australian cotton crop was being audited according to the best practice guidelines (BMP) and application of pesticides had dropped from 7.8kg of active ingredients per hectare in 1997/98 to 2.8kg/ha in 2005/06 on average” World Wide Fund for Nature – Cleaner Greener Cotton, Impacts and Better Management Practices

Some Facts

  • BMP has helped reduce insecticide use in the Australian industry by 80 per cent in the last decade.

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