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Publication - Statistics Publication

Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016

Published: 31 Oct 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781788512596

This publication presents information from a survey of pesticide use on arable crops and potato stores in Scotland during 2016.

178 page PDF

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178 page PDF

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Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 11 Potato insecticide and molluscicide formulations - 2016

178 page PDF

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Table 11 Potato insecticide and molluscicide formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Insecticides/nematicides

Seed potatoes

Ware potatoes

All potatoes

2014

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(ha)

Acetamiprid

1,890

13

105

1

1,996

2,164

Cypermethrin

239

2

0

0

239

1,211

Esfenvalerate

20,882

69

5,585

25

26,467

28,427

Flonicamid

2,190

17

1,662

6

3,852

6,831

Fosthiazate

127

1

2,288

15

2,415

0

Lambda-cyhalothrin

26,378

71

1,351

7

27,729

36,247

Oxamyl

0

0

761

5

761

3,514

Pymetrozine

6,060

40

975

5

7,035

5,432

Thiacloprid

6,681

40

92

1

6,773

12,766

Thiamethoxam

1,101

7

0

0

1,101

4,379

Zeta-cypermethrin

351

2

0

0

351

0

All insecticides

65,899

79

12,820

51

78,719

102,147

Molluscicides

Ferric phosphate

1,699

13

4,369

12

6,068

1,814

Metaldehyde

10,548

34

16,816

52

27,364

9,479

All molluscicides

12,247

34

21,185

55

33,432

24,918

Area grown

12,760

14,766

27,526

28,511


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