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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 12 Potato fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2016

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Table 12 Potato fungicide and sulphur formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Fungicides

Seed potatoes

Ware potatoes

All potatoes

2014

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(ha)

Ametoctradin/dimethomorph

7,018

36

8,281

42

15,299

19,514

Amisulbrom

6,398

21

11,684

42

18,082

14,876

Azoxystrobin

1,182

9

2,916

20

4,098

3,459

Benthiavalicarb Isopropyl/mancozeb

5,849

21

3,190

16

9,039

10,867

Chlorothalonil/cymoxanil

152

1

147

<0.5

299

0

Copper oxychloride

1,690

4

0

0

1,690

0

Cyazofamid

25,695

88

36,409

77

62,104

62,110

Cymoxanil

26,642

67

33,502

66

60,143

72,528

Cymoxanil/famoxadone

1,645

10

2,247

14

3,891

8,119

Cymoxanil/fluazinam

577

4

5,265

20

5,842

0

Cymoxanil/mancozeb

19,760

57

34,053

66

53,813

61,641

Cymoxanil/mandipropamid

2,407

19

127

<0.5

2,534

0

Cymoxanil/propamocarb hydrochloride

1,800

11

8,127

23

9,927

7,607

Cymoxanil/zoxamide

2,367

12

2,407

10

4,773

0

Difenoconazole/mandipropamid

0

0

2,331

8

2,331

962

Dimethomorph/fluazinam

298

2

3,233

8

3,531

1,072

Dimethomorph/mancozeb

6,017

23

7,532

34

13,549

8,405

Fenamidone/propamocarb hydrochloride

3,610

19

1,632

8

5,242

5,552

Fungicides

Seed potatoes

Ware potatoes

All potatoes

2014

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(ha)

Fluazinam

16,987

73

24,584

70

41,571

54,111

Fluopicolide/propamocarb hydrochloride

4,772

30

6,946

26

11,718

17,507

Mancozeb

2,303

14

1,838

8

4,141

6,693

Mancozeb/metalaxyl-M

0

0

74

<0.5

74

0

Mancozeb/zoxamide

848

7

1,025

7

1,874

3,780

Mandipropamid

15,870

75

19,261

63

35,131

43,786

All fungicides

153,885

100

216,811

98

370,696

402,924

Sulphur

0

0

265

2

265

0

Area grown

12,760

14,766

27,526

28,511


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