EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 2008 Num. article: 2008/048

EPPO Standards for the Efficacy Evaluation of Plant Protection Products: the 2007 update is available

The EPPO standards for the efficacy evaluation of plant protection products describe the conduct of trials carried out to assess the efficacy of plant protection products against specific pests. They were republished in 2004 in five volumes, which covered all standards approved up to 2003-09. As the preparation of EPPO Standards is a continuous activity, new and revised standards have been approved since 2003 and published every year in separate updates. All new and revised standards approved in 2007-09 are now available in a new update (in English only). This 2007 update can be ordered from the EPPO Secretariat at the price of 50 EUR, and includes the following standards:

Revised Standards
PP1/053(3) Weeds in lupin and Vicia beans
PP1/076(3) Weeds in forage legumes
PP1/091(3) Weeds in Phaseolus and Pisum
PP1/093(3) Weeds in cereals
PP1/207(2) Effects on succeeding crops

New Standards
PP1/256(1) Effects on adjacent crops
PP1/257(1) Efficacy and crop safety extrapolations for minor uses
PP1/258(1) Aphids on top fruit
PP1/259(1) Delia radicum on oilseed rape
PP1/260(1) Pleospora allii on pear

More information about the EPPO Standards on efficacy evaluation of plant protection products can be found on the EPPO website:


EPPO Secretariat, 2008-03.