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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 13 Potato herbicide and growth regulator formulations - 2016

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Table 13 Potato herbicide and growth regulator formulations - 2016

Area (ha) and percentage of crop treated

Herbicides

Seed potatoes

Ware potatoes

All potatoes

2014

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(ha)

Carfentrazone-ethyl

10,952

73

7,950

52

18,902

20,437

Clomazone

94

1

1,908

13

2,002

1,836

Cycloxydim

383

3

1,566

11

1,950

574

Diquat

26,004

93

30,200

92

56,204

53,080

Flufenacet/metribuzin

1,792

14

1,380

9

3,172

733

Glyphosate

138

1

68

<0.5

206

422

Linuron

7,234

57

9,095

62

16,329

13,985

Metobromuron

0

0

525

4

525

0

Metribuzin

8,606

67

10,305

70

18,911

18,801

Pendimethalin

0

0

947

6

947

2,012

Propaquizafop

0

0

284

2

284

428

Prosulfocarb

788

6

352

2

1,140

2,205

Pyraflufen-ethyl

127

1

722

5

850

0

Rimsulfuron

0

0

505

3

505

613

All herbicides

56,119

95

65,808

98

121,927

115,397

Growth regulators

Maleic hydrazide

0

0

2,515

17

2,515

1,613

All growth regulators

0

0

2,515

17

2,515

1,613

Area grown

12,760

14,766

27,526

28,511


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