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Table 5 Number of plant protection products, protected crops, controlled pests, and authorised uses in Germany

From: Comparative assessment of plant protection products: how many cases will regulatory authorities have to answer?

Parameter All PPPs Candidate PPPs containing one or more potential CFS
Containing any potential CFS Containing CFS identified by environmental hazard criteriaa
Products Total number 1,378 351 237
Cropsb Total number of different crops for which use of PPPs has been authorised 309 209 186
Number of different crops for which use of an individual PPP has been authorised Min 1 1 1
Max 85 85 85
Median 4 4 4
Meane 7 7 7
Pestsc Total number of different pests against which use of PPPs has been authorised 477 264 228
Number of different pests against which use of an individual PPP has been authorised Min 1 1 1
Max 64 39 39
Median 3 4 4
Meane 5 5 5
Usesd Total number of different uses for which PPPs have been authorised 3,606 1,863 1,501
Number of different uses for which an individual PPP has been authorised Min 1 1 1
Max 337 337 337
Median 6 8 9
Meane 13 18 18
  1. As of May 2013. Broken down by potential CFS content of products. aAs defined in the corresponding footnote to Table 4. bIncluding other authorised treatment objects such as food storage rooms for instance. cIncluding other authorised treatment aims such plant growth regulation for instance. dDefined by a combination of a crop (or another treatment object) and a pest from which the crop shall be protected (or another treatment aim). eArithmetic mean rounded to integer values.