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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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Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 27 Potato insecticide and molluscicide active substances - 2016

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Table 27 Potato insecticide and molluscicide active substances - 2016

Area treated (ha), percentage of crop treated and quantity (kg) of active substances for all crops

Insecticides/nematicides

Seed potatoes

Ware potatoes

All potatoes

All potatoes

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(%)

(ha)

(kg)

Acetamiprid

1,890

13

105

1

1,996

97

Cypermethrin

239

2

0

0

239

6

Esfenvalerate

20,882

69

5,585

25

26,467

126

Flonicamid

2,190

17

1,662

6

3,852

306

Fosthiazate

127

1

2,288

15

2,415

5,370

Lambda-cyhalothrin

26,378

71

1,351

7

27,729

189

Oxamyl

0

0

761

5

761

2,478

Pymetrozine

6,060

40

975

5

7,035

976

Thiacloprid

6,681

40

92

1

6,773

591

Thiamethoxam

1,101

7

0

0

1,101

22

Zeta-cypermethrin

351

2

0

0

351

4

All insecticides

65,899

79

12,820

51

78,719

10,166

Molluscicides

Ferric phosphate

1,699

13

4,369

12

6,068

653

Metaldehyde

10,548

34

16,816

52

27,364

2,854

All mollusicides

12,247

34

21,185

55

33,432

3,506

Area grown

12,760

14,766

27,526


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